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Both organic and inorganic compounds may contain carbon. Organic compounds contain carbon bonded to hydrogen. (Hans Reniers)
The terms “organic” and “inorganic” mean something different in chemistry than when you’re talking about food and produce. Organic and inorganic compounds form the basis for organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry. Organic chemists study organic molecules, their synthesis, and the reactions between them. Inorganic chemists study all other types of […]

Difference Between Organic and Inorganic


Review important chemistry facts before you take the AP chemistry exam. (Stephan Stefancik)
Before you take the AP Chemistry Exam (Advanced Placement Chemistry Exam), it’s helpful to review facts you need to know for the test. These facts are also helpful if you are studying for any other high school or college cumulative chemistry test. About the AP Chemistry Exam You don’t have […]

AP Chemistry Exam – Facts to Know




Concave Meniscus
A meniscus is a curve formed on the upper surface of a liquid inside a container. This curve is formed by the surface tension between the liquid and the container holding the liquid. If the molecules in the liquid are more attracted to the sides of the container than to each […]

How to Read a Meniscus


Do you want food that glows in the dark? With the exception of certain types of phosphorescent fungi, edibles don’t tend to glow. However, there is some food that glows under a black light. The black light emits ultraviolet radiation, which excites atoms and causes them to release fluorescent light. […]

Food That Glows in Black Light