UniServe Science Chemistry Table of Contents

8.5 Energy


General information Living organisms Carbon - the elements and its compounds
Extraction from organic sources Combustion Energy release

General information

Official Energy Statistics - from Energy Information Administration, US Government

Energy Information Portal - from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Depratment of Energy


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Living organisms

Photosynthesis - from Botany Online - The Internet Hypertextbook from Hamburg University

Fossil Fuels Presentation - from University of Michigan

Facts on Minerals: Coal - includes information about location, processing and uses of both black and brown coal, from Minerals Council of Australia

Fuels and Fuel additives - from US Environmental Protection Agency

Learning About Fossil Fuels - from US Department of Energy

AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS FIND WORLD'S OLDEST OIL - CSIRO Media release

Energy Resources: Fossil Fuels - from James Cook University of North Queensland


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Carbon - the elements and its compounds

Carbon - the element

Carbon - from WebElements

Periodic table: Carbon - from Chemical Elements

Buckyballs - a new sphere of science - from NOVA, Australian Academy of Science

What do these items have in common? - from The Allotropes of Carbon, this tutorial contains applets showing structures

Carbon compounds

Hydrocarbon Models - 3-D models - from NY University

Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) - 3-D models of simple molecules, including methane

3-D Virtual Chemistry Library - 3-D models of some simple fuels, that can be manipulated by the student

Chemical Bonds and Groups - Part 1 - useful graphic from Access Excellence

Chemical Bonds and Groups - Part 2 - useful graphic from Access Excellence


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Extraction from organic sources

Hydrocarbons
Fractional Distillation of Crude Oil: BOILING POINTS AND STRUCTURES OF HYDROCARBONS - from Elmhurst College

How Oil Refining Works - from How Stuff Works

Carbon-based Compounds and Functional Groups - from Clermont College Biology Page

SAFETY IN THE LABORATORY

Safety in the Laboratory - Roanoke Valley Governor's School

Laboratory Safety Rules - from University of Queensland

Flammables - from Texas A and M University

Fractional distillation of hydrocarbons

How Oil Refining Works -from How Stuff Works

World Ethanol Production and Trade to 2000 and Beyond - from THE ONLINE DISTILLERY NETWORK FOR DISTILLERIES & FUEL ETHANOL PLANTS WORLDWIDE

Ethanol for Hawaii - from NewFuel.com


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Combustion

Notes on Kinetics - including What is Activation Energy? - from Virginia Tech Chemistry Department


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Energy release

Catalysts - compares the use of iron and ruthenium catalysts for ammonia synthesis

Effects of temperature, concentration, catalysts, inhibitors on reaction rates - from University of Illinois at Chicago

Chemical Kinetics (or Reaction Rates) - includes detailed outline and links, from ChemSite

Tom Stretton's Chemistry Pages

Notes on the Rates of Chemical Reactions - from GSCE Chemistry, includes quizzes

A Colorful Clock Reaction: Guided Investigation from University of Maine - includes downloadable procedure and report forms

How Catalytic Converters Work - from How Stuff Works


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