Everything You Need to Ace Chemistry in One Big Fat Notebook

Everything You Need to Ace Chemistry in One Big Fat Notebook

by Workman Publishing, Jennifer Swanson

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Overview

The Big Fat Notebooks go to high school! A lively, fully illustrated guide to acing high school chemistry, with clear notes on the big ideas, helpful tips for memorizing processes and remembering definitions, and lively doodles that make science easier to understand (and fun to study).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523504251
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Series: Big Fat Notebooks Series
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 29,804
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 5.60(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe.




Jennifer Swanson is a National Science Teacher's Association award-winning middle school science instructor and the award-winning author of more than 25 children's books (her writing has appeared on Booklist's Top 10 Books). Jennifer lives in Jacksonville, FL.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
 
UNIT 1:  BASICS OF CHEMISTRY
  1. Introduction to Chemistry
  2. Conducting Experiments
  3. Constructing Lab Reports
  4. SI Units of Measurement
  5. Lab Safety and Scientific Tools
 
UNIT 2:  ALL ABOUT MATTER
  1. Properties of Matter and Changes in Form
  2. States of Matter and Phase Changes
  3. Atoms, Elements, Compounds and Mixtures
 
UNIT 3: ATOMIC THEORY AND ELECTRON CONFIGURATION
  1. Atomic Structure and Electron Charge
  2. Quantum Theory, Electrons as Waves, and Photons
 
UNIT 4: ELEMENTS AND THE PERIODIC TABLE
  1. The Periodic Table
  2. Periodic Law, Families, and Trends
  3. Energy Levels and Waves
 
UNIT 5: BONDING AND VESPR THEORY
  1. Bonding
  2. Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VESPR) Theory
  3. Metallic Bonds and Intramolecular Forces
 
UNIT 6: CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS
  1. Naming and Writing Formulas
  2. The Mole
  3. Percent Composition and Empirical Formulas
 
UNIT 7: CHEMICAL REACTIONS AND CALCULATIONS
  1. Chemical Reactions
  2. Chemical Calculations (Stoichiometry)
 
UNIT 8: GASES
  1. Common Gases and Units of Measurement
  2. Kinetic Molecular Theory
  3. Gas Laws
 
UNIT 9: SOLUTIONS AND SOLUBILITY
  1. Solubility
  2. Solubility Rules and Conditions
  3. The Concentration of a Solution
 
UNIT 10: ACIDS AND BASES
  1. Properties of Acids and Bases
  2. pH Scale and Calculations
  3. Conjugate Acids and Bases
  4. Titrations
 
UNIT 11: CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM
  1. What is Chemical Equilibrium?
  2. Le Chatelier’s Principle
 
UNIT 12: THERMODYNAMICS AND REACTION RATES
  1. The First Law of Thermodynamics
  2. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
  3. Reaction Rates
 
 
 

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