Chemistry is the study of matter, its properties, how and why substances combine or separate to form other substances, and substances combine or separate to form other substances, and how substances interact with energy. Many people think of chemists as being white-coated scientists mixing strange liquids in a laboratory, but the truth is we are all chemists. Doctors, nurses and veterinarians must study chemistry, but understanding basic chemistry concepts is important for almost every profession. Chemistry is part of everything in our lives.
Chemistry builds on Physics and tells us how matter is put together, how atoms combine to form molecules, and how the molecules combine to make the materials around us.