9780130874894

Chemistry for Changing Times

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    9780130874894

  • ISBN10:

    0130874892

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

For a 1-2 term Chemistry and Society course for non-science majors. Visually appealing, understandable, and interesting to read, Chemistry for Changing Times is the leading text that defines the liberal arts chemistry course. Its goal is to create informed, scientifically literate consumers and decision-makers. In presenting basic chemical concepts with abundant everyday applications, the authors personalize chemistry for today's studentsfocusing them on evaluating information about real-life issues instead of memorizing rigorous theory and mathematics.

Table of Contents

MediaLabs vii
Contents viii
Preface xvi
To the Student xxii
Student Media Resources xxiv
Chemistry: A Science for All Seasons
1(35)
Atoms: Are They for Real?
36(17)
Atomic Structure: Images of the Invisible
53(26)
Nuclear Chemistry: The Heart of Matter
79(33)
Chemical Bonds: The Ties That Bind
112(40)
Chemical Accounting: Mass and Volume Relationships
152(33)
Acids and Bases: Please Pass the Protons
185(19)
Oxidation and Reduction: Burn and Unburn
204(26)
Organic Chemistry: The Infinite Variety of Carbon Compounds
230(36)
Polymers: Giants Among Molecules
266(28)
Chemistry of Earth: Metals and Minerals
294(20)
Air: The Breath of Life
314(30)
Water: Riverss of Life; Seas of Sorrows
344(26)
Energy: A Fuels Paradise
370(38)
Biochemistry: A Molecular View of Life
408(38)
Food: Those Incredible Edible Chemicals
446(52)
Household Chemicals: Helps and Hazards
498(30)
Fitness and Health: Some Chemical Connections
528(24)
Drugs: Chemical Cures, Comforts, and Cautions
552(48)
Poisons: Chemical Toxicology
600
Appendix A: A Review of Measurement and Mathematics A-1
Appendix B: Glossary A-16
Appendix C: Answers A-25
Photo Credits PC-1
Index I-1

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