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A conversational and clear writing style has made John Suchocki's Conceptual Chemistrya leader in liberal arts chemistry. Presenting chemistry conceptually, Suchocki builds a base from which non-science students may view our world more perceptively, helping them visualize the behavior of atoms and molecules to understand our macroscopic environment. 0321639138 / 9780321639134 Conceptual Chemistry with MasteringChemistry® Package consists of 0321763343 / 9780321763341 Conceptual Chemistry 0321767403 / 9780321767400 MasteringChemistry® with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for Conceptual Chem
John Suchocki obtained his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University, which was followed by a two year postdoctorate in pharmacology at the Medical College of Virginia. He taught chemistry at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and then at Leeward Community College, where he received tenure and was highly active in the development of distance learning programs and student-centered learning curricula. In addition to writing Conceptual Chemistry, John is also the chemistry and astronomy coauthor of the college and high school editions of Conceptual Physical Science and Conceptual Integrated Science with physicist Paul Hewitt and others. John is currently an adjunct faculty member at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. He also produces science education multimedia through his company, Conceptual Productions (www.CPro.cc), writes and illustrates award-winning children’s books featuring hands-on science activities (www.Styraki.com), and produces music through his recording label (www.CProMusic.com).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: About Science Chapter 2: Particles of Matter Chapter 3: Elements of Chemistry Chapter 4: Subatomic Particles Chapter 5: The Atomic Nucleus Chapter 6: How Atoms Bond Chapter 7: How Molecules Mix Chapter 8: How Water Behaves Chapter 9: How Chemicals React Chapter 10: Acids and Bases in Our Environment Chapter 11: Oxidations and Reductions Charge the World Chapter 12: Organic Compounds Chapter 13: The Nutrients of Life Chapter 14: Medicinal Chemistry Chapter 15: Optimizing Food Production Chapter 16: Protecting Water and Air Resources Chapter 17: Capturing Energy