Art In Chemistry, Chemistry In Art / Edition 2

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Overview

Integrate chemistry and art with hands-on activities and fascinating demonstrations that enable students to see and understand how the science of chemistry is involved in the creation of art. Investigate such topics as color integrated with electromagnetic radiation, atoms, and ions; paints integrated with classes of matter, specifically solutions; three-dimensional works of art integrated with organic chemistry; photography integrated with chemical equilibrium; art forgeries integrated with qualitative analysis; and more. This is a complete and sequential introduction to General Chemistry and Introductory Art topics. In this newly revised edition, the author, a retired Chemistry teacher, gives extensive and in-depth new explanations for the experiments and demonstrations, as well as expanded safety instructions to insure student safety. Grades 7-12.

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"[A] complete and sequential introduction to General Chemistry and Introductory Art topics for students in grades 7-12. In this newly revised edition, the authors….provide extensive and in-depth new explanations for the experiements and demonstrations. Expanded safety instructions are offered as well."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591583097
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/5/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 412
  • Sales rank: 978,973
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

BARBARA R. GREENBERG is an intellectual property attorney and retired chemistry teacher from Hinsdale, Illinois.

DIANNE PATTERSON is a retired art teacher from Elmhurst, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Part 1: Colors Do Matter: How Do We See Color?

Part 2: Paint Does Matter: What Is Paint?

Part 3: Supports and Grounds: Down Under: What Is Underneath?

Part 4: Three-Dimensional Works of Art: Playing with Clay

Part 5: Sculpture and Organic Chemistry: Macroscopic and Microscopic Sculpture

Part 6: Jewelry: Heavy Metal

Part 7: Two and Three Dimensional Works of Art Revisited: Putting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle

Part 8: Photography: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Part 9: The Art of Forgery: Art Conservation and Restoration

Part 10: Chemical Hazards in Art

Appendix A: Periodic Table

Appendix B: Materials List

Index

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