How Stuff Works

Does exactly what it says in the address… information on how various scientific and technological things work.  It covers a wide range of topics from the atom to fuels and fertilizer. This site is a useful resource for completing homework assignments.

How stuff works


Web Elements

An interactive periodic table, students can click on the table to research elements, uses, properties, structure and history. The site also contains video clips of the reactivity of some elements.

Web Elements

Khan academy

Did you know that everything is made out of chemicals? Chemistry is the study of matter: its composition, properties, and reactivity. This material covers higher and A higher theory.


S-Cool a revison website for GCSE and A level chemistry which has content relevant to the scottish curriculum.

Compound Intrest

Compound Intrest is a fantastic site about the compounds in everyday products.



This site contains information suitable for Nat 4/5 chemistry about elements, atoms and the periodic table. The site allows you to test your understanding.