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Following in the tradition of the first five editions, the goal of this market leading textbook,Chemistry in Context, sixth edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis within a contextual framework of significant social, political, economic and ethical issues. The non traditional approach ofChemistry in Contextreflect today's technological issues and the chemistry principles imbedded within them. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in CIC.
Table of Contents
|Applying Chemistry to Society|
|The Air We Breathe|
|Protecting the Ozone Layer|
|The Chemistry of Global Warming|
|Energy, Chemistry, and Society|
|The Water We Drink|
|Neutralizing the Threat of Acid Rain|
|The Fires of Nuclear Fission|
|Energy from Electron Transfer|
|The World of Polymers and Plastics|
|Manipulating Molecules and Designing Drugs|
|Food for Thought|
|Genetic Engineering and the Molecules of Life|
|Measure for Measure|
|Conversion Factors and Constants|
|The Power of Exponents|
|Clearing the Logjam|
|Answers to Your Turn Questions Not Answered in the Text|
|Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Questions|
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