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Core Concepts: Chemistry

Database Grades 6–12


  • Biographies and interactive timelines that put discoveries and events in historical context
  • Content-creation projects to make videos, multimedia presentations, podcasts, and more
  • Extensive footage, images, and diagrams– including prize-winning student-created videos
  • Interactive Chemical Reactions: Moving Molecules activity, which explores the science of chemical reactions


  • Correlations to Next Gen Science and Common Core standards, as well as national, state, and provincial standards
  • Instructional tools such as lesson plans, assessments, enrichment activities, and Try This! Experiments
  • Instant translation, text-to-speech, and text highlighting, to support challenged readers and ELLs

So rich in resources...with dozens of videos and tools to support challenged readers, it doesn't feel like a database at all...Core Concepts Chemistry is a breath of fresh air.
—ComputED Gazette
Highly accessible and packed with informative material presented in an unusually uncomplicated package.
—School Library Journal