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Colourful liquids and periodic table

Describing and Classifying Matter

Learn about the physical and chemical properties of matter.
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Describing and Classifying Matter

Timothy Burkhart

Query a Career Profile

Students will explore career profiles and relate them to what they are learning in science class.
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Query a Career Profile

A set of lipstick in various colours

The Chemistry of Lipstick

Learn about the organic compounds that make up lipstick as well as about some of the chemistry that goes into this popular cosmetic.
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The Chemistry of Lipstick

An image showing the symbol, atomic number and relative atomic mass of sodium. Sodium’s symbol is Na, its atomic number is 11 and its relative atomic mass is approximately 22.99.  Image © istockphoto.com/3dalia

Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Sodium is a useful chemical element. You consume it as table salt regularly. Learn about salt mining, sodium uses, and what problems too much sodium can cause.
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Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Close-up of an amethyst geode

What is a Crystal?

Crystals aren’t just rocks and minerals. Crystals have a well-organized molecular structure, just as important to a crystal as the molecules it contains.
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What is a Crystal?