Web Information Sources for Educators.

An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide

This page is intended to be a quick guide to only a few resources.
See your local library for more information on this topic.

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Due to the usefulness of these pages to some Learning Studio visitors we have decided to make them available over the web at a very early date in their development. Do check back soon as we will continue to develop these pages.

Official Agency Pages


Publication Directories


Maps and charts



Image Sources


Materials in the Learning Studio

Schools and Degree Programs

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

Official Agency Pages:

United States:

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

NSF: MPS Division of Chemistry



American Chemical Society California Section


American Chemical Society

Publication Directories:

Selected Classic Papers from the History of Chemistry


Biology WorkBench

Common Compound Library

Database of Macromolecular Movements

Journal of Chemical Education Index

NCSA ChemViz

Protein Data Bank (PDB)

Protein Phosphorylation Database


Maps and charts:

Periodic table:

109 - A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements

Periodic table (WebElements)

Periodic Table of Elements


Glossary of Archaic Chemical Terms

General Chemistry Glossary

The Incompleat Chymist: Being an Essay on the Eighteenth-Century Chemist in His Laboratory, with a Dictionary of Obsolete Chemical Terms of the Period



Computational Biology Tools

Molecular Visualization Freeware Protein Explorer, Chime & RasMol - 3D molecular structure visualization tools

Molecular Models for Biochemistry at CMU

Molecules from Chemistry at Okanagan University College - 3D molecular structures

The RCSB Protein Data Bank - The single worldwide repository for the processing and distribution of 3-D biological macromolecular structure data.

Nucleic Acid Database (NDB) Assembles and distributes structural information about nucleic acids

PDB Lite For searching for atomic coordinate ("PDB") files at the Protein Data Bank

WebMO - World Wide Web-based interface to computational chemistry packages

Web based:

Chemistry Functions - via the Web


Image Sources:
Animated Molecules
Materials in the Learning Studio:
Note: These are only a few possible searches.
Access to the Learning Studio is available for the public.
Also a small 'paper clip' next to a record indicates a web link.

Subject Keyword Search the Learning Studio Catalog for All Our Materials on:


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Chemistry periodicals


Other Useful and Interesting Sites::

Delights of Chemistry

Fundamental Physical Constants

GCSE Bitesize Revision - Chemistry at the BBC : international mass spectrometry web resource

An Introduction to Surface Chemistry by Dr. Roger Nix

Organic Chemistry Help

Protein Kinase Resource (PKR)

Teaching and Computers - On chemistry


Molecule of the Month

Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names

Simple, Common, and Interesting Molecules

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