Art in Chemistry; Chemistry in Art

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Apply these hands-on activities and fascinating demonstrations to 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, paints integrated with classes of matter, art forgeries integrated with qualitative analysis, and more.

Integrate chemistry and art with hands-on activities and fascinating demonstrations that enable students to see and understand how the...

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Apply these hands-on activities and fascinating demonstrations to 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, paints integrated with classes of matter, art forgeries integrated with qualitative analysis, and more.

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.

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Gives instructions for hands-on activities and demonstrations linking chemistry and art, for use with students in 7th-12th grades. Activities explore color, paint, papermaking, clay, sculpture, jewelry, shapes, photography, and art conservation. There is also a section on chemical hazards in art. Includes b&w drawings, and reproducible handouts. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563084874
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication date: 10/15/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

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

DIANNE PATTERSON is a retired high school art teacher in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1 Colors do Matter: How Do We See Color? 1
2 Paint does Matter: What Is Paint? 52
3 Supports and Grounds: Down Under - What Is Underneath? 69
4 Three-Dimensional Works of Art: Playing with Clay 86
5 Sculpture and Organic Chemistry: Macroscopic and Microscopic Sculpture 116
6 Jewelry: Heavy Metal 146
7 Two- and Three-Dimensional Works of Art Revisited: Putting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle 177
8 Photography: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words 194
9 The Art of Forgery: Art Conservation and Restoration 208
10 Chemical Hazards in Art 223
App. A Periodic Table 237
App. B Materials List 239
Index 243
About the Authors 259
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