Open Education Resources for Chemistry

There are a lot of open education resources out there, but sometimes it is difficult to find decent quality ones at the post-secondary level for chemistry.  Here I will post links to some of the better places I have found for these resources, feel free to add some more that I may have missed in the comments.

Chemwiki: http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/ 

UC Irvine Open Courseware (entire courses lecture videos available): http://ocw.uci.edu/collections/open_chemistry.html

Merlot Chemistry Portal: http://chemistry.merlot.org/materials.html

BC Campus Open Textbooks for Chemistry: http://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?subject=Chemistry

General chemistry virtual textbook (Stephen Lower, SFU): http://www.chem1.com/acad/webtext/virtualtextbook.html

Compound Interest (a blog which features creative commons licensed chemistry infographics etc.):  http://www.compoundchem.com/

PhET online simulations: https://phet.colorado.edu/ 

Itunes U has a wide variety of open education resources, including some for General and Organic Chemistry: https://itunes.apple.com/app/itunes-u/id490217893?mt=8&ls=1 

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  1. Michael Paskevicius

    Hi Jessie,
    I will be adding these to our VIU OER referatory – http://wordpress.viu.ca/openeducationalresources Thanks for sharing the links.

  2. Great collection. Thanks for sharing, Jessie.

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