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Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society / Edition 1
     

Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society / Edition 1

by American Chemical Society Staff
 

ISBN-10: 0697219488

ISBN-13: 9780697219480

Pub. Date: 12/01/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Aimed at the non-science major, this text teaches chemical principles within a contextual framework. Students see and associate with how chemistry impacts their lives personally and globally. With the Chemistry in Context need-to-know approach, students directly link the chemical principles being established to the context of the problem at hand.

Overview

Aimed at the non-science major, this text teaches chemical principles within a contextual framework. Students see and associate with how chemistry impacts their lives personally and globally. With the Chemistry in Context need-to-know approach, students directly link the chemical principles being established to the context of the problem at hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697219480
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/01/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Age Range:
16 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Air We Breathe

2 Protecting the Ozone Layer

3 The Chemistry of Global Warming

4 Energy, Chemistry, and Society

5 The Wonder of Water

6 Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain

7 The Fires of Nuclear Fission

8 Alternate Energy Sources: Fuel for the Future

9 The World of Plastics and Polymers

10 Designing Drugs and Manipulating Molecules

11 Nutrition: Food for Thought

12 Genetic Engineering: The Chemistry of Heredity

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