Introductory Chemistry

Introductory Chemistry : Concepts and Connections

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For one-semester courses in Basic Chemistry, Introduction to Chemistry, and Preparatory Chemistry, and the first term of Allied Health Chemistry. This comprehensive text-and its accompanying suite of media tools-present basic concepts and their relevant connections to the chemical principles operating in everyday life. Incomparable technology and cover to cover pedagogy motivates students and provides them with long-term, meaningful understandings.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 659 pages
  • 211.1 x 262.6 x 26.2mm | 1,567.58g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 3rd edition
  • illustrations, glossary, index
  • 0130874701
  • 9780130874702

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Chemistry. 2. Scientific Measurements. 3. The Metric System. 4. Matter and Energy. 5. Models of the Atom. 6. The Periodic Table. 7. Language of Chemistry. 8. Chemical Reactions. 9. The Mole Concept. 10. Stoichiometry. 11. The Gaseous State. 12. Chemical Bonding. 13. Liquids and Solids. 14. Solutions. 15. Acids and Bases. 16. Chemical Equilibrium. 17. Oxidation and Reduction. 18. Nuclear Chemistry. 19. Organic Chemistry. 20. Biochemistry. Appendices. Glossary. Index.show more

About Charles H. Corwin

CHARLES H. CORWIN, educated at San Jose State University, has been perfecting his approach to teaching students chemistry for the past two decades. Through special National Science Foundation funding, he studied creative learning systems early in his career, focusing specifically on the introductory chemistry course. It is from these early seeds that Introductory Chemistry: Concepts & Connections has grown. At present, his active areas of research are web-based chemical education, conceptual and algorithmic learning models, and collaborative learning and group work. Currently, Charles Corwin is a professor of chemistry at American River College, where he was recognized with a teacher of the year award for innovative teaching in 1994. He was also the recipient of an alumni teaching award from Purdue University in 1998.show more

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