NBC Learn: Chemistry Now

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This resource includes both videos and worksheets. The website makes links to everyday contexts in which chemistry is important. This material would provide enrichment to lessons using contemporary chemical examples.
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The chemistry of fear and fright (Adrenaline, Cortisol)

Are you arachnophobic? Acrophobic? Ophidiophobic (afraid of snakes)? The chemistry of fear and fright explains how two hormones, adrenaline and cortisol, work to trigger a cascade of “fight or flight” fear responses when you're confronted by a spider, great height or snake.

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A resource website from the US packed full of videos and worksheets on a variety of chemistry topics. The site makes links to everyday contexts in which chemistry is important. This material would provide enrichment to lessons using contemporary chemical examples.