Chemistry links  

You may find useful and interesting information at the following websites:

The South African Chemical Institute
Established in 1912 for the advancement of the science and practice of chemistry and the promotion and upholding of the status of the profession of chemistry. You will find information on membership, events and links to chemistry departments in other tertiary institutions.

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistr (IUPAC)
The world authority on chemical nomenclature, termanology, standardized methods for measurement, atomic weights and many other critically-evaluated data.

Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA)
CAIA is extenively involved in contributiing, advising and commenting on policy, legislation and regulatory frameworks which may affect the chemical industry.

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
One of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa.

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC, United Kingdom)
For the sake of knowledge and for the benefit of mankind

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Chemistry for life

The Periodic Table of Videos (University of Nottingham)
You can watch a short video about each element, and their favourite molecules and compounds.

Compound Interest
A site that aims to take a closer look at the chemical compounds we come across on a day-to-day basis. It also provides graphics for educational purposes, both for teacher and student use.


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