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Methane, Ammonia and Water

‚ÄčThe images in this slideshow here show how we can account for the way in which electrons are shared between atoms. This produces a full outer shell of electrons for the atoms involved and results in the formation of stable molecules.  Use the three buttons to the top to see three different representations of the molecules
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Introductory quiz

 This quiz is intended to provide you with a bit of a chemical workout.
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Reduction of iron

See iron being formed in this violent, reduction reaction.  Iron III oxide and Aluminium react with one another .  Pure iron is produced. Try to write word equations for this reaction  What is reduced in this reaction?  What is oxidised? Magnesium ribbon is used as the fuse. Main reaction  Fuse  reaction Symb...
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Particle Theory

This page will help discussion of the nature of matter ‚ÄčThis animation helps to explain the observations in the first video A look at the mathematics !
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