35 episodes

Helping you understand chemistry topics from A-Level and Advanced Higher.

If you want to demystify chemistry, yearn for a simpler explanation and want to hear all the tips that will help you at exam time you're at the right place.
I'm a chemistry tutor who is used to explaining chemistry in simpler terms, and I love to use an analogy to help with the understanding.

Each episode tackles a topic, explaining it as simply as possible - well it is chemistry! The end of episode summary will make sure you have useful takeaways to help you on your way.
There's a download available to accompany many of the episodes too.

Chemistry Made Simple Matthew Macariou

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Helping you understand chemistry topics from A-Level and Advanced Higher.

If you want to demystify chemistry, yearn for a simpler explanation and want to hear all the tips that will help you at exam time you're at the right place.
I'm a chemistry tutor who is used to explaining chemistry in simpler terms, and I love to use an analogy to help with the understanding.

Each episode tackles a topic, explaining it as simply as possible - well it is chemistry! The end of episode summary will make sure you have useful takeaways to help you on your way.
There's a download available to accompany many of the episodes too.

    What are van der Waals, Dipole-Dipole and Hydrogen Bonding?

    What are van der Waals, Dipole-Dipole and Hydrogen Bonding?

    In this episode:
    What is a dipole moment
    van der Waals forces
    Dipole-Dipole forces
    Hydrogen Bonding - including the specific requirements for this type of bond
    Relative level of attraction of these types of forces

    Find out more about the https://my.captivate.fm/chemistrymadesimple.net/program (Chemistry Made Simple academy)
    
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    • 13 min
    What is Electronegativity and How Does it Make Bonds Polar

    What is Electronegativity and How Does it Make Bonds Polar

    Notes available shortly

    • 11 min
    What is Metallic Bonding and How Does it Work?

    What is Metallic Bonding and How Does it Work?

    In this episode:
    What is ionic bonding
    Electron sea and ions
    How metals conduct electricity and heat
    Strength of metals
    Malleability and ductility of metals

    Find out more about the https://my.captivate.fm/chemistrymadesimple.net/program (Chemistry Made Simple academy)
    
    Contact me:
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    Email Matthew@ChemistryMadeSimple.net


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    • 6 min
    What is Covalent Bonding and How Does it Work?

    What is Covalent Bonding and How Does it Work?

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    In this episode:
    What is a covalent bond?
    Why do covalent bonds form?
    Examples in elements and compounds
    Double bonds
    Co-ordinate or dative bonds
    Properties of covalent substances

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    • 8 min
    What is Ionic Bonding and How Does it Work?

    What is Ionic Bonding and How Does it Work?

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    In this episode:
    Which atoms combine using ionic bonds
    How ions are formed
    How ionic bonds are formed
    Properties of ionic compounds

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    • 7 min
    How and Why Chemical Bonds are Formed - Chemical Bonding I

    How and Why Chemical Bonds are Formed - Chemical Bonding I

    Check out the https://my.captivate.fm/chemistrymadesimple.net/program (Chemistry Made Simple academy)
    In this episode:
    Why do atoms form chemical bonds?
    How do atoms for chemical bonds?
    The three types of chemical bond

    Find out more about the https://my.captivate.fm/chemistrymadesimple.net/program (Chemistry Made Simple academy)
    
    Contact me:
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    Email Matthew@ChemistryMadeSimple.net


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    • 3 min

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