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- General Chemistry ReviewThis resource contains information on SI units, the metric system, significant figures, pure substances & mixtures, properties of matter, and nomenclature

- Balancing Chemical EquationsThis chemistry video shows you how to balance chemical equations especially if you come across a fraction or an equation with polyatomic ions. The goal is to make the number of atoms equal on both sides of the reaction. This video contains plenty of examples and practice problems with answers / solutions which can help you on your next worksheet assignment.

Presented by The Organic Chemistry Tutor on YouTube.

- General Chemistry: Electron ConfigurationIncludes rules and steps on how to write electron configurations. Includes image of s, p, d, and f orbitals on periodic table and their max # of electrons. Includes rules for short-hand electron configuration and ions
- General Chemistry: Formal ChargeShows how to draw resonance structures and calculate the formal charge on each structure. Includes rules on how to pick which structure is more stable.
- General Chemistry: Lewis Dot StructuresLists the steps for drawing lewis dot structures with examples. Includes electronegativity trend and how to calculate the number of valence electrons.
- General Chemistry: Limiting Reagent and Theoretical YieldIncludes examples on how to find the limiting reagent. Also includes how to find theoretical yield and percent yield.
- General Chemistry: Naming CompoundsList the rules for naming ionic and covalent compounds, binary acids, and oxyacids. Includes a helpful chart for naming ions and includes many examples
- General Chemistry Molecular GeometeryIncludes definitions for electron vs. molecular geometry and electron groups. Has a chart that lists all types of geometry with examples.
- General Chemistry: Quantum MechanicsIncludes rules for finding n, l, ml, and ms. Includes helpful chart and examples
- General Chemistry: Types of Reactions: Includes rules for predicting reactants and products for acid-base reactions, combustion reactions, gas evolution reactions. Also includes complete and net ionic equations.
- General Chemistry: Wavelength, Photons, and EnergyIncludes description of wavelength, frequency, and amplitude. Includes formulas and constants for calculating energy. Also includes De Broglie Equation and Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle.
- General Chemistry MolarityIncludes the molarity formula and conversion factors.
- General Chemistry: Orbital DiagramsIncludes steps and rules for drawing MO diagrams. Also includes paramagnetic, diamagnetic, electron configuration, and Bond Order formula

- Amino Acids WorksheetPractice matching the amino acid one-letter abbreviation to it's correct 'R' group characteristics
- How To Read a Scientific PaperThis handout is a tool to help you read, know what to look for, and get a better understanding of what is being studied in a scientific paper.

- Cell Structure ReviewThis biology video tutorial provides a basic introduction into cell structure. It also discusses the functions of organelles such as the nucleus, ribosomes, mitochondria, chloroplasts, etc.

Presented by The Organic Chemistry Tutor on YouTube. - Cellular RespirationThis biology video tutorial provides a basic introduction into cellular respiration. It covers the 4 principal stages of cellular respiration such as glycolysis, pyruvate oxidation, the kreb’s cycle, and the electron transport chain. It also covers anaerobic cellular respiration such as lactic acid fermentation and ethanol fermentation. This video contains plenty of examples and practice problems.

Presented by The Organic Chemistry on YouTube. - LipidsThis biochemistry video tutorial focuses on lipids. It discusses the basic structure and functions of lipids such as fatty acids, triglycerides, phospholipids, terpenes, waxes, and eicosanoids which include prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes.

Presented by The Organic Chemistry Tutor on YouTube. - Macromolecules ReviewThis Biology video tutorial provides a basic introduction into biomolecules. It covers the 4 types of biological macromolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. It contains plenty of examples and practice problems.

Presented by The Organic Chemistry Tutor on YouTube. - MonosaccharidesThis biology video tutorial provides a basic introduction into carbohydrates such as monosaccharides which include Glucose, Fructose, Galactose, and Ribose.

Presented by The Organic Chemistry Tutor on YouTube.

- Biology 101, 201, 202: Helpful Acronyms to KnowThese are some acronyms that summarize the properties of life and our chemical make-up. There are seven main qualities of life, and all seven must be displayed, that can help classify organisms as “living”.
- Biology 101, 201, 202: The CyclesThere are three cycles that influence living organisms and the environment that surrounds them. The carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, and phosphorus cycle all play a big role in taking a chemical and converting it into a usable form that organisms can receive and use/transfer the energy or utilize as fuel or food.
- Biology 101, 201, 202: The Cell CycleThe stages of the cell cycle contain growth, DNA synthesis, and mitosis and are described in order. Since there are different types of cells, a cell can go through with mitosis or meiosis, and the differences/similarities are discussed what separates the two different cell divisions.
- Biology 101, 201, 202: Organelles and FunctionsEukaryotic and prokaryotic cells share similarities as well as differences. The organelles that make up these cells is what serves as the differences from appearances to their overall functions.

**Organic Chemistry**

Organic Chemistry Professor (and former ASC tutor) Dr. Kat Bay created a phenomenal YouTube channel for La Verne students. "Chemistry with Dr. Bay" is a collection of short videos on fundamental chemistry topics. Topics covered include:

- How to Draw Bond-Line Structures
- Resonance in Organic Chemistry
- Electronic Structure of Organic Molecules
- Using pKa Values to Understand Acidity
- Cycloalkane Conformations & Chair Flipping

Subscribe to "Chemistry with Dr. Bay" on YouTube for access to more videos and follow @chemistrywithdrbay on Instagram.

- R and S ConfirgurationLists the steps for determining whether a chiral molecule is R or S. Also includes enantiomer and diastereomer relationships with a helpful chart.
- Organic Chemistry: Substitution and Elimination ReactionsIncludes the rules and mechanisms for SN1, SN2, E1 and E2 reactions. Also includes the reactivity and stability trends for each type of reaction. Includes examples and practice problems. Arrow movements are color coded.
- Organic Chemistry: Synthesis Reaction MethodsIncludes: Dehydration, hydration, hydrohalogenation, halogenation, halohydrin, hydrogenation, oxymercuration, hydroboration, epoxidation, ozonolysis, and syn-diol. Also includes definitions of markovnikov, anti-markovnikov, syn addition, and anti-addition.

- Pre-Calculus, Calculus I, II and III: Derivatives WorksheetA set of extra derivative problems to work through for Calculus I, II and II classes
- Pre- Calc Formula SheetA single-paged formula sheet with various formulas needed in a Pre-Calculus course, such as Pythagorean Identities, Sum and Difference formulas, Law of Sines and Law of Cosines.
- Pre Calc: Trigonometry Formula SheetA resource for Trigonometry identities, Angle Identities and an image of the Unit Circle with respected guidelines.

- Calculus III: University of Utah Calculus III FormulasThis resource provides a wide range of various formulas used in a Calculus III course such as Vectors, Maxima and Minima, the Jacobian Method and Green’s Theorem.

- College Algebra: Algebra FormulasThis resource provides various formulas used in College Algebra, including Arithmetic Operations, Properties of Inequalities, Exponential Properties, Properties of Inequalities and Absolute Values. This resource also gives guidelines for factoring and important graph properties.

- College Algebra: Algebra FormulasThis resource uses common chapters of a College Algebra course to provide formulas and explanations of theorem’s like Pythagorean Theorem and Linear Functions and formulas. This four page formula sheet can be used to reference formulas throughout the College Algebra curriculum.
- College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I,II and III: ASC Mathematics Resource Source Links:A list of different websites that support practicing of mathematic problems from College Algebra, Calculus I, II, and II.
- College Algebra: Factoring FormulasA formula sheet directed to provide support for various problems and rules for College Algebra problems such as Exponential Rules, Circles, Quadratic Formulas and Polynomial Division
- College Algebra: Factoring WorksheetThis resource provides guidelines for factoring with analysis of different tools to use when solving factoring problems. Towards the end of the worksheet are practice factoring problems and their respected answers.
- College Algebra: Practice Problems for College AlgebraIt pertains to students enrolled in any college algebra course, and it is a worksheet and answer key with problems about linear equations, linear inequalities, rational inequalities, and factoring. The answer key includes step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problems.

Please see resources below which provide guidance and information on Statistics.

- Hypothesis Testing
- Independent Mean T-Test
- Inference Stat Hypothesis Testing
- Introductory Stat
- Mann Whitney Test
- Sample Mean Distribution
- Single Sample & Dependent Mean T-Test
- Statistical Significance
- Statistics for Psychology Text
- Statistical Analysis Handbook
- The Analysis of Variance
- Z Score & Normal Curve
- Exam Preparation: SOC 305 PowerPoint

Here you will all resources related to SPSS:

- Between Subjects ANOVA
- Bivariate Correlation
- Cronbach's Alpha
- Data Screening
- Descriptive Statistics Handout
- Discriminant Analysis
- Factor Analysis
- Factorial ANOVA
- Factorial MANOVA Worksheet
- Factorial MANOVA
- Mixed Design ANOVA
- Multiple Regression
- Multivariate Data Screening
- One Way MANOVA
- Recoding & Composite Variables
- Skewness & Kurtosis
- Within-Subjects ANOVA
- Writing Results

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