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

Chemistry Made Simple Matthew Macariou

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Helping you understand chemistry topics from A-Level and Advanced Higher.
Get more guidance, deeper resources and a helpful community at ChemistryMadeSimple.net

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.

    What Changes With the Atomic Model When We Introduce Basic Quantum Mechanics?

    What Changes With the Atomic Model When We Introduce Basic Quantum Mechanics?

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    In this episode
    The basic atomic modelWhy we need to include basic quantum theoryEffect of Quantum Theory on atomic structure modelEffect of Quantum Theory on periodic table
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    • 6 min
    Experiment Using a Polarimeter to Measure Optical Activity - Including a Novel Analogy

    Experiment Using a Polarimeter to Measure Optical Activity - Including a Novel Analogy

    In this episode, I describe the basic requirements of a polarimeter being used to measure optical activity of a chemical sample and the process of the experiment.
    I also introduce a simple yet novel analogy that will help you remember the experimental details.
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    • 5 min
    What are Optical Isomerism, Chirality, Enantiomers and Plane-Polarized Light

    What are Optical Isomerism, Chirality, Enantiomers and Plane-Polarized Light

    In this episode:
    What is optical isomerismEnantiomersChiral carbon and chiralityAsymmetric carbonOptical Activity and plane-polarized light
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    • 6 min
    How to Use and Understand 'Curly Arrows' in Reaction Mechanisms

    How to Use and Understand 'Curly Arrows' in Reaction Mechanisms

    In this episode:
    What are curly arrows showingWhy we use a curved arrowMaking a new bondBreaking a bondA special case with two arrows
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    • 5 min
    What are Reaction Mechanisms, Electrophiles and Nucleophiles

    What are Reaction Mechanisms, Electrophiles and Nucleophiles

    In this episode:
    Definition of MechanismHow a mechanism tells more than an equation or a simple diagramDefinition of electrophile with examplesDefinition of nucleophile with examples
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    • 4 min
    Determining the Rate Equation for a Chemical Reaction

    Determining the Rate Equation for a Chemical Reaction

    In this episode:
    Two ways to determine the order of reaction for reactantsHow to calculate the rate constant kHow to find the effect of changing temperature on the rate constant k
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