Analytical Chemistry

Chemical Institute of Canada

Online teaching resources

Please note that these sites are not curated by and are only provided as a resource to the community. Some commercial websites are provided below and their presence in this list does not constitute an endorsement from the Analytical Chemistry Division of Canada.

Conference alert in June 2021!

Analytical chemistry community meetings

A series of web-meeting provide an open discussion about mitigation measures to be implemented in analytical chemistry teaching amidst COVID-19.

No summary of the October 23rd meeting will be provided.

Summary of the May 22nd meeting -file

Summary of the June 12th meeting- file

Video from the community on specific online teaching issues

Youtube video of the platform by Tom Wenzell, Bates college- external link

Youtube video about the use of zoom for teaching analytical chemistry, Chris Harisson San Diego State U.- external link

Youtube video about reducing online cheating by Ken Yeung, Western University- external link

Strategies to reduce cheating online- external website

Alan Doucette's Youtube video on problem solving- external website

Other resources

Grading oral lab report or exams : Instructors can request two templates to write questions to the chair of the AN division

The Chemistry education division of Canada offers a suite of different resources for online teaching - external website 

The Analytical Sciences Digital Library offers numerous free materials (textbooks, in-class worksheets, laboratory activities, simulations, etc.) under the Creative Commons Copyright that are helpful when teaching with traditional and active learning pedagogies - external website

RSC Education in Chemistry- external website 

Analysis resources: - external website

Database of case studies- external website
Analytical chemistry case studies within the database: - external website   Case studies can be downloaded for free. Must register ($25USD) to download teaching notes.

Using Zoom for analytical chemistry teaching- ppt file

Remote labs from ASDLib- external website

Teaching videos from Agilent- external website

Lab safety

Splash testing eyewear- external website

Safety video spreadsheet- external website

Chromatography simulators:

HPLC provides simulation of HPLC. It is described in detail in P.G. Boswell, J Chem Ed 2013, 90, 198. - external website

Another web version of the HPLC simulator is available elsewhere- external website

HPLC Teaching Assistant  is an Excel simulator written by Davy Guillarme of the University of Geneva.- external website

Online experiments (Graciously provided by Jean-Luc Veuthey and Davy Guillarme - Université de Genève):

English version: Virtual CZE- file

Version en français: Expérience d'électrophorèse capillaire virtuelle- file

Version en français: Expérience HPLC virtuelle- file

LC-GC Chromacademy- external website


ProEZGC from Restek is a GC simulator - external website

An alternate GC simulator is external website

Instrumental analysis:

Java apps for instrumental analysis and signal processing modeling (might not run on all computers)- external website

Textbook Material:

Quantitative chemical analysis text book  and associated Sapling tool - external website 

Remote lab teaching:

Commercial sources - holscience- external websiteand labster- external website

Instrumental analysis Videos:

Quantitative chemical analysis- external website

Analytical Chemistry textbook- external website

ICP-MS (can also be found on row 52 of the link above - QCA video) - external website

FT-IR- external website

The open science laboratory- external website

Robert Burk YouTube channel- external website

Nicole Karn YouTube channel- external website