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Acids and Bases (Principles): Avoid falling in a lake of acid!

Chemistry

Acids and Bases (Principles): Avoid falling in a lake of acid!

In a futuristic lab, you will get help from a robot assistant to determine the acidity of a lake of acid found on an exoplanet. You will learn how to quantify the acidity and alkalinity of substances.

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Acids and Bases: Acidity and Alkalinity in Everyday Substances

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Acids and Bases: Acidity and Alkalinity in Everyday Substances

Join Marie in the Acids and Bases Simulation and explore the nature and concepts of these important chemical compounds. Measure the pH of chemical solutions, and use your acquired knowledge to evaluate mixtures of acids and base.

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Advanced Acids and Bases

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Advanced Acids and Bases

Join us in in the exploration of acids and bases and learn all the advanced terms used in chemistry.

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Antibodies: Why are some blood types incompatible?

Biology

Antibodies: Why are some blood types incompatible?

Learn about the concepts of antibodies and antigens, as well as the ABO and Rhesus blood grouping systems and their importance in blood transfusions. Then, you will help a young couple determine a potential risk for Rhesus disease in their unborn child.

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Aromatic Compound Nomenclature: Naming benzene’s derivatives

Chemistry

Aromatic Compound Nomenclature: Naming benzene’s derivatives

Join Dr.One in our chemistry lab to learn how to recognize aromaticity, master IUPAC and non-systematic nomenclature, and classify compounds as aromatic or non-aromatic. Do you have what it takes to become champion of the chemistry Olympics?

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Atomic Structure (Principles): Atoms and isotopes

Chemistry

Atomic Structure (Principles): Atoms and isotopes

Learn about the atomic structure of the elements and investigate the properties of element samples from an exoplanet to assess whether life on it is a possibility. Find out what differentiates ions and isotopes of an element.

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Atomic Structure (Principles): Bohr and quantum models

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Atomic Structure (Principles): Bohr and quantum models

Explore the atomic model, absorption and emission spectra, and how they reveal information about stars in galaxies far far away.

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Atomic Structure: Assess the possibility of life on other planets

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Atomic Structure: Assess the possibility of life on other planets

Learn about the atomic structure of the elements and investigate the properties of element samples from an exoplanet to assess whether life on it is a possibility. Find out what differentiates an atom from an ion and define the isotopes of an element.

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Azo Dye Test: Identify primary aromatic amines

Chemistry

Azo Dye Test: Identify primary aromatic amines

Our lab recently relocated and some chemical labels were damaged during the move. Help us to reorganize our box of amines by performing the azo dye test. Use your results to determine if the unknown amine is a primary aromatic amine or not.

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Basic Chemistry Thermodynamics: Solve the challenge of storing renewable energy

Chemistry

Basic Chemistry Thermodynamics: Solve the challenge of storing renewable energy

Learn the core concepts of thermodynamics and apply the technique of bomb calorimetry to help solve the challenge of storing renewable energy.

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Benedict’s Test: Which food samples contain reducing sugars?

Chemistry

Benedict’s Test: Which food samples contain reducing sugars?

Learn how to perform Benedict’s test for reducing sugars on a variety of food samples. Predict which samples contain reducing sugars and find out how your predictions compare to your results!

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Calorimetry: Using a bomb calorimeter

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Calorimetry: Using a bomb calorimeter

Apply the technique of bomb calorimetry to help solve the challenge of storing renewable energy. Learn about the first law of thermodynamics, enthalpy, and internal energy.

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Carbohydrates: The sugars that feed us

Biology

Carbohydrates: The sugars that feed us

The Carbohydrates Lab explores how carbohydrates are broken down by the digestive system and taken up into the bloodstream.

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Carbon NMR: What is the mystery compound?

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Carbon NMR: What is the mystery compound?

Help Yummy Food Inc survive the shut down of their food factory! Learn about the principles of the analytical technique carbon-13 NMR and interpret the spectrum of the mysterious unlabelled compound they have used in their food and drink.

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Carbon Valence, Hybridization and Angles

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Carbon Valence, Hybridization and Angles

Join Dr. One on a mission to figure out how the orbitals of carbon’s valence electrons hybridize, and how this greatly influences the bonds that carbon is able to form.

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Ceric Ammonium Nitrate Test: Which compound contains alcohol?

Chemistry

Ceric Ammonium Nitrate Test: Which compound contains alcohol?

Join Dr. Ali to discover how to use the ceric ammonium nitrate test to detect alcohols. Deduce which of our two samples contains alcohol groups by performing the test yourself!

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Chemical Nomenclature: Learn the importance of inorganic compounds in life!

Chemistry

Chemical Nomenclature: Learn the importance of inorganic compounds in life!

Become an alchemist for the day! Conjure up the names of inorganic compounds and learn their applications. Can you unlock all 16 transmute structures?

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Chemistry Safety

Chemistry

Chemistry Safety

Go on a mission to produce sustainable biodiesel and learn how to safely work with dangerous chemicals without any risk of getting hurt.

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Chemistry Safety: Dispose of chemical waste

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Chemistry Safety: Dispose of chemical waste

Join the lab assistant Marie in clearing up the fume hood after some students left a mess in the lab. Learn how to use your knowledge of the chemicals required for an experiment and apply it to safely dispose of the chemical waste.

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Chemistry Safety: Hazard symbols

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Chemistry Safety: Hazard symbols

Join lab assistant Marie to find out how to decide on the correct laboratory practice and personal protective equipment when dealing with hazardous chemicals. Learn the meaning of the hazard symbols and apply your knowledge with some example chemicals.

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Conductivity Testing: Investigating conductivity and its practical applications

Chemistry

Conductivity Testing: Investigating conductivity and its practical applications

Embark on this electrifying adventure of conductivity testing. Grasp the difference between electrolytes and nonelectrolytes, the connection between concentration and conductivity, and appreciate the significance of ions in biological systems.

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ELISA

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ELISA

Help a scientist detect and quantify proteins by using one of the most popular techniques in molecular biology.

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Electrolysis

Chemistry

Electrolysis

Experiment with electrolytic cells in a lab on Mars! Assemble different electrolytic cells so you can make hydrogen fuel for your Mars rover, and give mini Dr. One a new gold coating.

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Electrophilic Addition: Explore reactions of hydrocarbons

Chemistry

Electrophilic Addition: Explore reactions of hydrocarbons

Travel to Titan on a reactivity reconnaissance mission and explore this hydrocarbon world. Can you use your knowledge of the electrophilic addition reaction to identify hydrocarbons that you could use to build an extra-terrestrial colony on Titan?

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Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution: Mechanisms and resonances

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Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution: Mechanisms and resonances

Step into the virtual classroom to learn the secrets behind the electrophilic aromatic substitution. Explore the mechanism of this reaction, the effects of activating and deactivating groups, and the stability of the different resonance structures. Can you help create the perfect perfume?

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Elimination Reaction: Use cyclohexanol to create polymers

Chemistry

Elimination Reaction: Use cyclohexanol to create polymers

Join Kim in the Polymer Research Lab to solve the puzzle of unexpected side product formation in their optimized cyclohexanol elimination reaction. Use and expand your organic chemistry knowledge to do this and get the polymer production back on track.

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Energy Surfaces and Spontaneous Reactions

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Energy Surfaces and Spontaneous Reactions

Learn the core concepts of thermodynamics and discover how chemical reactions can be represented with energy surfaces. Determine which chemical reactions are spontaneous.

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Environmental Impact of Coal Power Plants

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Environmental Impact of Coal Power Plants

Join the project manager Marie in her quest to uncover the environmental impacts of coal power plants and fish farming. Explore the issues with our current source of fuel and help Marie come up with a greener solution to save the environment.

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Equilibrium

Chemistry

Equilibrium

Learn about equlibrium and help a famous scientist to prevent a global famine by applying your knowledge to increase the yields of fertilizer for the crops.

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Exploring a Distillation Apparatus

Chemistry

Exploring a Distillation Apparatus

Get ready to dive deep into the process of distillation, by inspecting a simple benchtop distillation system and exploring all its parts on your own. Will you be able to relate the part of the distillation apparatus to their functions?

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Fehling's Test: Which food samples contain reducing sugars?

Chemistry

Fehling's Test: Which food samples contain reducing sugars?

Learn how to perform Fehling’s test for reducing sugars on a variety of food samples. Predict which samples contain reducing sugars and find out how your predictions compare to your results!

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Flow Injection Analysis

Chemistry

Flow Injection Analysis

Let’s awaken your curiosity for the chemistry of caffeine. Learn how Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) helps scientists measure the concentration of caffeine in your drinks.

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Fractional Distillation: Separate a liquid mixture into its fractions

Chemistry

Fractional Distillation: Separate a liquid mixture into its fractions

Learn how to separate a mixture of liquids into its pure components through fractional distillation. Partner with our lab assistant Dr. One to learn how to use a fractionating column and set up a successful distillation!

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From Algae to Bioenergy

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From Algae to Bioenergy

Join the project manager Marie in her goal to successfully produce biodiesel from algal oil. Be involved in a revolutionary scientific discovery that can eliminate the environmental impacts accompanied by burning coal for energy.

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Functional Groups and Basic Chemical Tests

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Functional Groups and Basic Chemical Tests

Join Dr. One on a mission to discover what is in the mysterious painkillers that your friend Simon has gotten hold of. You will identify which functional groups this chemical compound should contain and perform chemical tests to verify their existence.

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Gel Electrophoresis: Visualize and separate nucleic acids

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Gel Electrophoresis: Visualize and separate nucleic acids

Solve a crime by using DNA fingerprinting to identify a thief. Use nucleic acid gel electrophoresis to separate and visualize DNA molecules and watch an animation to understand what happens inside the gel tank.

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HPLC

Chemistry

HPLC

Learn how different factors such as heat and humidity can alter drug stability. Identify the components of the HPLC machine and use it to separate and measure the different compounds of a medicine.

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Heating Curves and Phase Changes: Distil Ethanol

Chemistry

Heating Curves and Phase Changes: Distil Ethanol

Learn how to generate and interpret the heating curves of ethanol and water. Discover how to relate heating curve data to the recorded observations of the substance on heating and determine the physical properties from the generated curve.

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Hydrocarbon Nomenclature and Representations

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Hydrocarbon Nomenclature and Representations

Join Dr. One on a mission to figure out how to systematically name hydrocarbons and interpret and use the various core formula types for organic compounds.

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Ideal Gas Law: Apply to save a life

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Ideal Gas Law: Apply to save a life

Use the Gas Thermometry technique to validate the Ideal Gas Law. Define the absolute zero temperature by carrying out a gas thermometry experiment; handling extreme temperatures with the help of your assistant.

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Ideal Gas Law: Build your own temperature scale

Chemistry

Ideal Gas Law: Build your own temperature scale

Use the Gas Thermometry technique to validate the Ideal Gas Law. Observe the behavior of an ideal gas and create your own temperature scale, while handling extreme temperatures with the help of your assistant.

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Ideal Gas Law: Introduction

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Ideal Gas Law: Introduction

Observe the behavior of an ideal gas and the effects on this behavior when external variables are altered. Learn how the different variables affect the behavior and understand the relation of these variables to the ideal gas law equation.

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Identification of an Organic Compound by Spectroscopy: How fast can you escape?

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Identification of an Organic Compound by Spectroscopy: How fast can you escape?

Take on the challenge of analyzing the spectra of four key analytical techniques — Mass Spectrometry, Infrared spectroscopy, Proton NMR and Carbon-NMR — to identify the structure of an unknown organic compound.

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Immunology: Immunoassay for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Biology

Immunology: Immunoassay for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Investigating antibody production patterns in populations helps us understand how diseases like COVID-19 spread. Conduct immunoassays to detect blood serum IgG and IgM to discover the vaccination and infection status of a community exposed to SARS-CoV-2.

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Infrared Spectroscopy

Chemistry

Infrared Spectroscopy

Dive into a virtual laboratory to discover the secrets of infrared spectroscopy. From the introduction of different vibrational modes to the interpretation of real-life spectra, mastering this technique will be child’s play.

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Intermolecular Forces (Principles): Rediscover the forces to save the world!

Chemistry

Intermolecular Forces (Principles): Rediscover the forces to save the world!

What would happen to our world if intermolecular forces disappeared? Take on a new challenge with Dr. One to learn about intermolecular forces and save the day by putting the world back together.

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Introduction to Food Macromolecules

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Introduction to Food Macromolecules

Can you use your food macromolecule knowledge to convince your friend to change her diet to a healthier one?

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Introduction to Groups of the Periodic Table

Chemistry

Introduction to Groups of the Periodic Table

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics, and investigating trends in atomic properties, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong.

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Introduction to Qualitative Analysis of Elements

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Introduction to Qualitative Analysis of Elements

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics and testing their flame color, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong in the periodic table.

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Introduction to Radioactive Decay

Chemistry

Introduction to Radioactive Decay

A meteor has crashed to Earth! Search the crash site with a Geiger counter, and bring a radioactive sample back to the lab. Learn all about types of decay, decay series, and half-life. Help Dr. One and Marie Curie figure out what’s in that rock.

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Ionic and Covalent Bonds

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Ionic and Covalent Bonds

Join your friend on a quest to analyze two mysterious substances he got from an alchemist to cure his migraine and learn how atoms connect.

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Kjeldahl Method: Estimate the protein content in food

Chemistry

Kjeldahl Method: Estimate the protein content in food

Measure the protein content in a food sample with the Kjeldahl method, and investigate whether the apparent result has been tampered with by using LC-MS/MS.

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Liquid-liquid Extraction: Extract caffeine from your everyday drinks

Chemistry

Liquid-liquid Extraction: Extract caffeine from your everyday drinks

Learn how to use a separating funnel to extract and dry a water soluble compound, such as caffeine from tea or coffee. Can you also predict the liquid phases in which the compound can be found?

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Litmus Test for Carboxylic Acids

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Litmus Test for Carboxylic Acids

Perform the litmus test on six organic compounds found in nature. Interpret the results to identify which organic compounds are carboxylic acids.

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Mass Spectrometry: The race of the fastest fragment

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Mass Spectrometry: The race of the fastest fragment

Dive into a virtual laboratory to discover the secrets of mass spectrometry. From the structure of the instrument to the interpretation of different spectra, no fragmentation pattern will remain a mystery to you!

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Matter and Phase Changes: Distil ethanol

Chemistry

Matter and Phase Changes: Distil ethanol

Rescue a town from a fuel crisis by using your knowledge about matter and phase changes principles and performing ethanol distillation.

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Melting Point Analysis: Pure or impure?

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Melting Point Analysis: Pure or impure?

Learn the techniques and application of melting point analysis and substance purity graphs. Explore the application of the technique in organic syntheses when determining the purity of a solid organic compound.

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Nuclear Chemistry: Understand the processes happening in the atomic nucleus

Chemistry

Nuclear Chemistry: Understand the processes happening in the atomic nucleus

Have you ever wondered what’s inside the atomic nucleus? Why are some elements radioactive? What is radioactivity? The Nuclear Chemistry simulation will teach you the answer to these questions, and many more!

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Analyze small protein samples

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Analyze small protein samples

In the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance simulation, you will learn how to use NMR to characterize binding events between proteins and ligands. You will perform NMR experiments and interpret the resulting spectra. Will you be able to help improve an existing antibiotic in order to reduce its side effects?

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Nucleophilic Addition: Explore the Grignard Reaction

Chemistry

Nucleophilic Addition: Explore the Grignard Reaction

Assist scientists on a drug discovery project and learn how to use nucleophilic addition to transform organic molecules into life-saving drugs! Will you be able to synthesize a new pharmaceutical product using the Grignard reaction?

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Nucleophilic Substitution Reaction: Alkyl halides substrates

Chemistry

Nucleophilic Substitution Reaction: Alkyl halides substrates

Solve a craft beer conundrum using your substitution smarts to design reactions for a unique range of flavor molecules! Will you help draw in a hip crowd with the new beverage flavors you create in the brew lab?

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Organic Chemistry Introduction: Learn about organic compounds

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Organic Chemistry Introduction: Learn about organic compounds

Learn about the structure, nomenclature and a few reactions of organic compounds, and use this knowledge to help out your virtual friend Simon with some strange medicine!

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Organic Chemistry Reactivity Rules: Time to react!

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Organic Chemistry Reactivity Rules: Time to react!

Determine the outcome of a chemical reaction between two organic compounds by mastering the fundamental rules of reactions in organic chemistry.

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Periodic Table (Principles): Get the table organized in time

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Periodic Table (Principles): Get the table organized in time

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics, testing their flame color, and investigating trends in atomic properties, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong.

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Periodic Table of Elements: Get the table organized in time!

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Periodic Table of Elements: Get the table organized in time!

Help Dr. One get the periodic table ready in time! By directly observing the elements’ characteristics, testing their flame color, and investigating trends in atomic properties, your mission is to figure out where a number of fallen out elements belong.

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Phthalein-Dye Test for Phenols

Chemistry

Phthalein-Dye Test for Phenols

Discover the rainbow inside phenolphthalein and how to unlock its colors through changing the pH. Take a deep dive to the molecular level to learn why chemicals are the color they are and put this all to use in the phthalein-dye test for phenols.

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Polymerase Chain Reaction

Biology

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Learn the techniques and application of Polymerase Chain Reaction and Gel Electrophoresis. Explore a real-world application, such as analyzing unique genetic fingerprints to solve a murder case.

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Principles of Molecular Resonance: Electrons like to travel

Chemistry

Principles of Molecular Resonance: Electrons like to travel

Learn the theory behind one of the key phenomena in organic chemistry known as molecular resonance. Observe how the electrons in a molecule can delocalize in the structure and relate molecular resonance to systems with conjugated double bonds.

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Protein Synthesis

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Protein Synthesis

Explore the structure of proteins and learn about the synthesis process inside the cells. Examine the protein sequence to understand the differences of protein synthesis in prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

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Proton NMR: Spectra interpretation

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Proton NMR: Spectra interpretation

Join Sam in the Labster lab where you will use proton NMR spectroscopy to elucidate the structure of an unknown organic compound. You will work with the fundamental concepts and functional groups needed to get started using this powerful technique.

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Purification and Separation of a Mixture: Test your analytical chemistry skills

Chemistry

Purification and Separation of a Mixture: Test your analytical chemistry skills

In this simulation, you will learn how to use a range of techniques to separate compounds from a mixture. Using their individual properties, develop and execute an experimental procedure to separate out each compound.

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RNA Extraction: Sample and purify mRNA from pigs

Biology

RNA Extraction: Sample and purify mRNA from pigs

Learn how to extract RNA from pig fat tissue samples and how to purify messenger RNA using magnetic beads.

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Reaction Kinetics: The essentials

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Reaction Kinetics: The essentials

Join Dr. One at our extraterrestrial lab facility, where we’re struggling to get enough propulsion for our transporter. We need you to figure out the kinetics and optimize the chemical reaction of the fuel we’re using, so we can continue with our experiments.

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Reactions and Structure: Alkanes, alkyl halides, and organometallics

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Reactions and Structure: Alkanes, alkyl halides, and organometallics

Host a barbecue with friends and learn about the structures and reactions of some major organic compounds: alkanes, alkyl halides, and organometallics.

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Reactions and Structure: Alkenes

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Reactions and Structure: Alkenes

From explosions to color changes, discover some of the amazing ways alkenes act as the starting point of countless reactions in organic chemistry. Learn about the structural characteristics and classification of alkenes as you observe how they transform major organic compounds.

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Recrystallization: Dissolve your solid and precipitate your crystals

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Recrystallization: Dissolve your solid and precipitate your crystals

Slip on your thermal resistant gloves, and let's get started! In this simulation, you’ll discover how to purify a solid by using the recrystallization technique.

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Recrystallization: Filter your crystals and measure the melting point

Chemistry

Recrystallization: Filter your crystals and measure the melting point

How can we separate liquids from solids? How can we determine the purity of that solid? In this simulation you will learn how to use the suction filtration and melting point techniques that will allow you to answer both questions.

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Recrystallization: Purify your solid

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Recrystallization: Purify your solid

Have you ever wondered how to remove impurities from a solid? How can you be sure you’ve removed them if you do? Step into our recrystallization lab to learn how to purify a solid and check for its purity level!

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Redox Reactions: Discover how batteries work!

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Redox Reactions: Discover how batteries work!

Build your own battery to power an electric car! Discover the chemical reactions that power batteries by finding oxidation numbers, balancing redox reactions, and experimenting with redox reactions in the lab.

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Separating Mixtures: Using distillation to concentrate ethanol

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Separating Mixtures: Using distillation to concentrate ethanol

Rescue a town from a fuel crisis by using your knowledge about matter and phase changes principles and performing ethanol distillation.

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Simple Distillation: Recycle waste from biodiesel production

Chemistry

Simple Distillation: Recycle waste from biodiesel production

Use the technique of simple distillation to help your colony on Mars purify the waste generated by the production of biodiesel from algae (water, glycerol, and methanol).

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Solution Preparation: From salt to solution

Chemistry

Solution Preparation: From salt to solution

Join your fantastic lab guide Dr. One in preparing a tricky aqueous solution of ammonium chloride using an analytical balance, which your colleagues need for an important analysis.

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Spanish version - Chemical Nomenclature: Learn the importance of inorganic compounds in life!

Chemistry

Spanish version - Chemical Nomenclature: Learn the importance of inorganic compounds in life!

Become an alchemist for the day! Conjure up the names of inorganic compounds and learn their applications. Can you unlock all 16 transmute structures?

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States of Matter

Chemistry

States of Matter

Dive into water at the molecular level to learn about the behavior of the molecules in the three different states of matter: solid, liquid and gas. Learn about the bonding interactions between the molecules during different phase transitions.

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Stereochemistry: from stereocenters to E/Z isomers

Chemistry

Stereochemistry: from stereocenters to E/Z isomers

Dive into stereochemistry and discover how to rotate, break and rearrange molecules using interactive 3D models. Expand your knowledge on isomers and prioritization, strengthening your scientific skills before jumping into organic chemistry.

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Stoichiometric Calculations: Identify a compound using gravimetric analysis

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Stoichiometric Calculations: Identify a compound using gravimetric analysis

Learn about Avogadro’s number and the relationship between moles, mass and molecular weight as you use the technique of gravimetric analysis to identify an unknown compound.

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Stoichiometry: Avogadro’s number and molecular calculations

Chemistry

Stoichiometry: Avogadro’s number and molecular calculations

Define and calculate key molecular parameters based on Avogadro’s Law and learn about the relationship between mass, molecular weight, and numbers of atoms or molecules!

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Stoichiometry: Gravimetric Analysis

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Stoichiometry: Gravimetric Analysis

Perform gravimetric analysis to identify an unknown chemical in Labster laboratory!

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Substitution vs. Elimination Reactions: Predict the outcome

Chemistry

Substitution vs. Elimination Reactions: Predict the outcome

Join Dr. One in the lab to investigate how several types of substitutions and eliminations are competing with each other in organic chemistry. Predict, mix and observe the outcome!

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Synthesis of Aspirin: How to fight students’ migraines

Chemistry

Synthesis of Aspirin: How to fight students’ migraines

Hone your synthetic skills in organic chemistry by going through a reaction that involves crystallization, filtration, calculation of the yield and a quality analysis using the melting point: the synthesis of aspirin.

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Synthetic Polymers: Discover their impact on everyday life

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Synthetic Polymers: Discover their impact on everyday life

Learn how monomers assemble to form synthetic polymers with different chemical and physical structures. Use the property of synthetic polymers to connect them with everyday applications and discover how they impact our environment.

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The Bromine Test For Unsaturated Bonds: An essential in the chemist’s toolbelt!

Chemistry

The Bromine Test For Unsaturated Bonds: An essential in the chemist’s toolbelt!

Assist Chemical engineers in crisis as you help them use the correct chemicals in their reactions. Discover the reactions of bromine and unsaturated bonds and put this to use by conducting the bromine test.

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Thin Layer Chromatography: Separate a mixture and monitor a reaction's progress

Chemistry

Thin Layer Chromatography: Separate a mixture and monitor a reaction's progress

Discover the intermolecular interactions involved in Thin Layer Chromatography. Utilize this newfound knowledge to assemble, run, and analyze a TLC experiment to monitor the progress of a reaction.

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Titration: Neutralize an acid lake contamination

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Titration: Neutralize an acid lake contamination

Finding the concentration of an acid can be tedious and boring. Join a science expert to learn how to drop the base in style!

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Tollen’s Test: Which food samples contain reducing sugars?

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Tollen’s Test: Which food samples contain reducing sugars?

Learn how to perform Tollen’s test for reducing sugars on a variety of food samples. Predict which samples contain reducing sugars and find out how your predictions compare to your results!

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Labster helps teachers increase their students’ knowledge and test scores.

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80% of students said Labster made them more likely to continue enrolling in STEM classes.

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90% of students agreed that Labster provided opportunities for additional lab practice.

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