Introductory Chemistry: An Active Learning Approach / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Learn chemistry actively while studying assignments with INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY. The authors' question-and-answer format is reflected in three words of advice and encouragement that are repeated throughout the book: Learn It Now! Each chapter includes an Everyday Chemistry section that illustrates how chemistry is applied in daily life. This edition integrates new features such as technological resources, coached problems, and enhanced art and photography, all of which dovetail with the authors' active learning approach.
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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.