Category - Chemistry

Chemical Bonding

Chemical bonding plays an important role in Chemistry – they help to form compounds with elements. Today, we will be discussing the different types of bonds and intermolecular forces of attraction. Covalent Bonding...

Atomic Structure

Most of us know what atoms are – they are so small that almost none of us have seen them with our own eyes. However, with the advancement of technology and science, we can now visualise and understand them and their...

Organic Chemistry – Alkenes

Unless you have studied chemistry at some point in your life, you probably would not know what alkenes are. However, if I were to tell you that alkenes are used to make plastic, you would probably have a better idea...

Organic Chemistry – Alkanes

You probably have heard of the term “alkanes” before but may be wondering what they are. We often encounter Alkanes in our daily lives – natural gas, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), propellants, fuels, and...

Organic Chemistry – An Introduction

Organic chemistry is one of the key branches of chemistry. With over six million organic compounds that exist, it plays an essential role in our everyday life. So many aspects of our lives involve organic chemistry –...

The Periodic Table

A distinct feature of Chemistry, the periodic table is used across many sciences. It consists of all known chemical elements, both natural and artificial. The first periodic table was formulated in 1869 by the Russian...