The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry In engaging and humorous graphic style, this collaboration between a scientist and a cartoonist covers both the history and the basics, including early ideas and techniques, electrochemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, physics as chemistry, and much more.
- Published: 07 July 2005
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780060936778 ISBN 10: 0060936770
- Sales rank: 18,024
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Full description for The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry
If you have ever suspected that "heavy water" is the title of a bootleg Pink Floyd album, believed that surface tension is an anxiety disorder, or imagined that a noble gas is the result of a heavy meal at Buckingham Palace, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry to set you on the road to chemical literacy.You don't need to be a scientist to grasp these and many other complex ideas, because The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry explains them all: the history and basics of chemistry, atomic theory, combustion, solubility, reaction stoichiometry, the mole, entropy, and much more--all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Chemistry will never be the same!