ALL BLOGS in Everyday Chemistry


Slippery Non-Sticky Teflon

Polytetrafluoroethylene PTFE or poly tetrafluoroethylene is popularly known as Teflon was an accidental discovery by Dr Roy Plunkett while working at DuPont USA Roy was an American chemist with a PhD in Chemistry While working on a project one day Roy obser...

Glass – An Amorphous Solid

The word amorphous means quot without a fixed shape and form quot Glass falls under this category which means it is neither a solid nor a liquid Chemists contend to address glass as an amorphous solid The fact that most people do not know is that in glass molecul...

Elementize your name

Dear Students By now you must be having some knowledge about the periodic table of elements This is a fun exercise to do Can you find elements in your name Try to form words you use regularly like your name address using the periodic table of elements Here is a...

Water & Matter

In the peak of summer as we all sip a glass of cold water let us all talk about water All of you know water is chemically represented as H2O as it consists of one atom of oxygen bound to two atoms of hydrogen The hydrogen atoms are attached to the oxygen atom resu...

Chemistry in a Bottle of Water

Daily intake of two liters of water is necessary to maintain good hydration water equilibrium and electrolyte balance in human body In summer we drink more water due to excess heat and sweating and less during winter A decade ago after a game of cricket during ...

A CUP OF chemisTEA

Tea is a refreshing beverage for all seasons for people of all regions and all ages We have some of the most wonderful conversations over a cup of tea Whether at home school or work we all take several tea breaks during the day Let us make this conversation about...

Sunscreen

We are going to have a severe scorching summer Although it has not been a practice to apply sunscreens in this part of the world in western civilizations it is a common practice though they have summer that is not too severe and not for long Applying sunscreen is a ...