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ChemEd Dig Lib
ChemEd DL: Chemistry Education Pathway
Provided by the American Chemical Society. The ChemEd DL offers browsable access to multiple collections and services from the Journal of Chemical Education DLib, the American Chemical Society Education Division, and the ChemCollective project. Major resources center on the periodic table and properties of the elements, molecular and solid-state structures, videos showing chemical reactions, questions for homework and quizzes, virtual laboratories, and wiki-based textbooks. Major services include a course-management system (Moodle) into which resources are easily added, a tool for organizing wiki-textbooks into course units, and a series of high-school-chemistry lesson plans incorporating online resources.
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ChemTeacher compiles resources such as articles, worksheets, activities, demonstrations and videos for use by secondary school teachers and students. Resources are linked to common chemistry topics and are searchable by science standards.
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Chemical Education Digital Library (ChemEd DL)
ChemEd DL provides exemplary digital resources, tools, and online services to aid in teaching and learning chemistry by offering access to multiple collections and services from the the Journal of Chemical Education, the American Chemical Society...
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  • Top 10 Your guide to the best of the ChemEd DL
  • Periodic Table Live! Explore an interactive periodic table with images, videos, 3-D structures of the elements, and the ability to graph properties
  • Models 360 More than 700 3-D, interactive molecular models
  • ChemTeacher HS Resources The teacher’s best friend—find resources categorized according to topics in the high school curriculum
  • Science for Kids Find lots of science activities suitable for children in grades K-8
  • ChemPRIME An entire textbook for general chemistry in a wiki—edit, add to, or use as you wish
  • ChemPaths Build your own course unit from ChemPRIME, videos, Models 360, and your own content—or build an entire course for online delivery
  • ChemED Courses Build a course or instructional unit using ChemEd DL resources and the Moodle course management system
  • Virtual Laboratory Experiment in a laboratory with a variety of activities that can be carried out online
  • Search There are several ways to search for the learning materials you want
  • TIGER Use the table of contents of your textbook to guide you to great ChemEd DL resources
  • News and Notices Keep track of the latest news from ChemEd DL