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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 1/3/2008.
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For those whose course including a laboratory component, a Laboratory Manual, compiled and edited by Gail A. Steehler (Roanoke College), is available for the 6th edition. The experiments use microscale equipment (wellplates and Beral-type pipets) and common materials. Project-type and cooperative/collaborative laboratory experiments are included. New experiments are on the ozone and biodiesel. Additional experiments are available on the Online Learning Center, as is the instructor's guide.
Table of Contents
|What Am I Breathing? Preparation and Properties of O2 and CO2||p. 1|
|Is it Pure or a Mixture? Chromatographic Study of Felt-Tip Pen Inks||p. 9|
|Can I Spot a Trend? A Graphic Experience||p. 13|
|What Protects Us from Ultraviolet Light?||p. 23|
|Visibly Delighted: How Do Colored Solutions Interact with Light?||p. 27|
|What Does a Molecule Look Like? Bonds, Molecular Models, and Molecular Shapes||p. 37|
|How Can We Measure the Mass of a Molecule? Weighing Gases To Find Molar Masses||p. 43|
|Chemical Moles: Soda to Table Salt. How Do Chemical Equations Connect Compounds?||p. 51|
|Hot Stuff: An Energy Conservation Problem. Can I Measure What I Can’t See?||p. 57|
|Which Fuels Provide the Most Heat? Comparison of the Energy Content of Fuels||p. 59|
|Can Waste Oil be Turned into a Fuel? Biodiesel: Preparation and Properties||p. 67|
|A Conductivity Detector for Ions. Can We Build Our Own Instruments?||p. 77|
|How Much Acid is in Food? Analysis of Vinegar||p. 85|
|What Makes Water Hard? Measurement of Water Hardness||p. 93|
|How Does Human Activity Affect Water Purity? Measurement of Chloride in River Water||p. 101|
|What’s in My Bottled Water?||p. 109|
|Does Acid Reign? Reactions of Acids with Common Substances||p. 117|
|Which Common Materials are Acids or Bases?||p. 125|
|Does Acid Rain Fall in my Neighborhood?||p. 133|
|Solubilities: An Investigation. How Do I Design My Own Lab Procedure?||p. 139|
|Measurement of Radon in Air. Am I Breathing Radioactive Particles?||p. 141|
|Can We Get Electricity from Chemical Reactions?||p. 149|
|How Do Polymer Properties Connect to Structure?||p. 157|
|Why Do Plastics Get Sorted for Recycling? Properties of Common Plastics||p. 165|
|What Drugs are in an Analgesic Tablet? Identification by Thin-Layer Chromatography||p. 171|
|How is Aspirin Made?||p. 179|
|How Much Fat Is in Potato Chips and Hot Dogs?||p. 189|
|How Much Sugar Is in Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices?||p. 197|
|How Much Vitamin C is in Juice and Vitamin Tablets?||p. 205|
|How Can We Isolate DNA?||p. 213|
|Performance-Based Assessment Activities||p. 217|
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