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ODYSSEY States of Matter

Learning to distinguish between the states of matter and being able to provide explanations in terms of molecular kinetic theory is...

July 11, 2020 By Wavefunction

ODYSSEY Water: Molecular Level

Water is everywhere it seems so common, so ordinary. Why then do chemists consider it such a unique substance? Does the molecular structure...

February 10, 2020 By Wavefunction

ODYSSEY Functional Groups

Gaining familiarity with the main functional groups is at the heart of learning organic chemistry. ODYSSEY Functional Groups includes...

June 21, 2016 By Wavefunction

ODYSSEY Common Substances

A drop of liquid water, a grain of table salt, a piece of iron, a cube of sugarare the obvious differences between these very ordinary...

June 21, 2016 By Wavefunction

ODYSSEY Multiple Bonds and Resonance

How different are double and triple bonds from single bonds? And what do double-bonded molecules with multiple Lewis structuressuch...

June 12, 2016 By Wavefunction

ODYSSEY Basic Crystal Lattices

What are the basic lattice types encountered in the structures of elements and compounds? Is there more than one way to efficiently...

July 25, 2014 By Wavefunction

ODYSSEY Ionic Solids

What does the unit cell of sodium chloride look like? How is its structure different from other salts? What relationship, if any, exists...

July 25, 2014 By Wavefunction