Inorganic Chemistry Tutorials for High School, Advanced Level, Grade 12

Inorganic chemistry is a main section in chemistry. In inorganic chemistry, you will study about about elements in periodic table and their characteristics, compounds, physical and chemical properties, reactions, colours and more. We have organized series of lessons for inorganic chemistry.


  • Examples for inorganic compounds
  • Main and sub-sections of inorganic chemistry
  • Chemistry of S Block (Group IA and IIA) elements and compounds
  • Chemistry of p Block elements and compounds
    • Chemistry of nitrogen
    • Chemistry of sulfur
    • Chemistry of oxygen
  • Qualitative Analysis of inorganic chemistry to identify ions<
  • Chemistry of transition metals, d block, 3d metals

Examples for inorganic compounds

It is important to understand what are the inorganic compounds. So, we have mentioned some common inorganic compounds.

  1. Sodium chloride: NaCl - a neutral salt
  2. Sulfur dioxide: SO2 - an acidic gas
  3. Oxygen gas: O2 - Gas
  4. Sulfuric acid: H2SO4: An acidic compound in water

Main and sub-sections of inorganic chemistry

Basically, you have to learn following sections in the inorganic chemistry. Each individual tutorial is listed one by one under specific category.

Section Content
s block chemistry This section includes the chemistry of alkali metals, alkali earth metals and their compounds.
p block chemistry Elements of p block, their reactions and compounds are discussed in this section.
3d metals chemistry Variable oxidation numbers, density, reactivity and other different parameters of 3d metals are discussed.
Qualitative analysis of inorganic compounds Learn, how to identify cations and anions.

According to the your syllabus, all things in our tutorials are not necessary to learn. Please refer your school syllabus and then find what you want to learn.

s,p,d blocks Chemistry

Study of compounds, reactions, physical properties, chemical properties of s,p,d block elements and their compounds are explained in these lessons series.

Chemistry of S Block (Group IA and IIA) elements and compounds

Chemistry of p Block elements and compounds

P block contains both metals, non metals and Metalloid. Some examples for p block elements are given below with their physical states at room temperature.

  1. Solids : Aluminum (Al), Boron(B)
  2. Liquid state : Bromine (Br2)
  3. Gaseous state : Nitrogen (N2), Oxygen (O20

We study p block elements, compounds and their physical properties such as melting and boiling points, solubility in water and chemical properties such as reactions with acids and bases, water, air and more.

Chemistry of nitrogen

Elemental nitrogen occurs as a very stable diatomic molecule (N2). There is a triple bond between two nitrogen atoms in N2. N2 comprises 78% of the atmosphere, Also nitrogen occurs in many other naturally occurring materials including nitrates and amino acids. Ammonia (NH3) is a very important industrial compound which contain nitrogen. Nitrogen forms toxic gaseous compounds such as NH3 and NO2.

Nitrogen and it's compounds

Chemistry of sulfur

SUlfur forms a lot of inorganic compounds such as sulfur dioxide, sulfur trioxide, sulfuric acid, hydrogen sulfide and etc. Sulfuric acid is a common chemical which is widely used in industry and laboratory scale. Sulfur also forms gaseous compounds such as sulfur dioxide (SO2) and sulfur trioxide (SO3).

There are many minerals that contain sulfur; among them are galena (PbS), zinc blende (ZnS), cinnabar (HgS), iron pyrites (FeS2 ), gypsum (CaSO4), and chalcopyrite(CuFeS2), CuS2.

Chemistry of oxygen

Qualitative analysis of inorganic chemistry to identify ions

We will identify anions and cations in qualitative analysis. When we study qualitative analysis lessons, we should have a good knowledge in chemistry of s, p, d blocks.

Chemistry of transition metals, d block, 3d metals

In these tutorials we study mostly about 3d metals and their properties.

Inorganic chemistry general knowledge

How to learn inorganic chemistry

Inorganic chemistry can be boring to some students one because it has so much to study and remember.

Organic Chemistry Problems and Answers