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Introductory Chemistry: An Active Learning Approach / Edition 3

Introductory Chemistry: An Active Learning Approach / Edition 3

by Mark S. Cracolice, Edward I. Peters


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ISBN-13: 9780495110705
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/10/2006
Pages: 792
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Mark S. Cracolice is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Montana, where he teaches freshman-level chemistry courses, as well as graduate-level courses in teaching chemistry, theories of learning, and chemical education research. He directs a research group that seeks answers to questions about how students learn, and is involved in conducting professional development workshops for high school, college, and university chemistry instructors.

Ed Peters received his B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1943 in Chemical Engineering and his M.S. from Northwestern University in 1947. He had a long and varied career. He worked as an engineer for the United States Navy and was employed as a chemistry teacher for various high schools and colleges in California. He retired in 1987.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Active Learning. 2. Matter and Energy. 3. Measurement and Chemical Calculations. 4. Introduction to Gases. 5. Atomic Theory: The Nuclear Model of the Atom. 6. Chemical Nomenclature. 7. Chemical Formula and Relationships. 8. Chemical Reactions. 9. Chemical Change. 10. Quantity Relationships in Chemical Reactions. 11. Atomic Theory: The Quantum Model of the Atom. 12. Chemical Bonding. 13. Structure and Shape. 14. The Ideal Gas Law and Its Applications. 15. Gases, Liquids, and Solids. 16. Solutions. 17. Acid-Base (Proton-Transfer) Reactions. 18. Chemical Equilibrium. 19. Oxidation-Reduction (Electron Transfer) Reactions. 20. Nuclear Chemistry. 21. Organic Chemistry. 22. Biochemistry. Chapter Summaries Appendix I: Chemical Calculations. Appendix II: The SI System of Units. Glossary.

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