This web-site aims to highlight the role of chemistry in our everyday lives. Many of the products which can be found around the home have been developed for us by chemists. There are wide ranging applications of chemistry which we use on a daily basis. Click on the pictures in the menu bar to find out more.
Some pages feature rotating molecules. The Chime plug-in is required to view them. Manipulate these with the mouse pointer to view from different angles. To zoom in or out, hold shift and use the mouse pointer at the same time.
See the glossary for explanations of unusual or unfamiliar terms.