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Chemistry : An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry - With CD

Chemistry : An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry - With CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0805331325

ISBN13: 978-0805331325
ISBN10: 0805331328
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 03
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2003
International: No

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Chemistry : An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry - With CD - 8TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0805331325

Karen Timberlake

ISBN13: 978-0805331325
ISBN10: 0805331328
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 03
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

This best sellar, now in its eighth edition, makes chemistry exciting by showing why important concepts are relavant to the lives and future careers of readers. The new design, digital images, photos, Career Focus features, and macro-to-micro art enhance the new edition while it retains the many features that have made this book so successful. The writing, as always, is exceptionally friendly. Each section contains sample problems that develop readers' critical-thinking skills. This edition also contains more conceptual problems than ever before and has been redesigned to accomodate new styles of learning and teaching with a wide variety of pedagogical tools. Health and Environmental Notes throughout the book highlight topics that are relevant to readers' lives and are ideal for classroom discussion. Explore Your World activities in each chapter make chemistry exciting, relevant, and non-threatening. This book is ideally suited for the allied health student, or anyone interested in general, organic, or biological chemistry.

Author Bio

Timberlake, Karen C. : Los Angeles Valley College

Karen C. Timberlake is a Professor of Chemistry at Los Angeles Valley College where she has taught chemistry for over 30 years. She has been writing textbooks for more than 20 years and was the regional winner of the 1985 Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Chemical Manufacturers Association. Her educational interests include the investigation, development, and utilization of teaching methods that successfully impact the learning of chemistry. She has provided numerous workshops on student-centered learning strategies for teaching chemistry over the last decade. For ten years, she has been a visiting professor at UCLA where she has taught a preparatory class using non-traditional teaching methods.

Table of Contents

1. Measurements.
2. Atoms and Elements.
3. Nuclear Radiation.
4. Compounds and Their Bonds.
5. Chemical Reactions and Quantities.
6. Energy and Matter.
7. Gases.
8. Solutions.
9. Acids and Bases.
10. Introduction to Organic Chemistry.
11. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons.
12. Organic Compounds with Oxygen and Sulfur.
13. Carboxylic Acids, Esters, Amines, and Amides.
14. Carbohydrates.
15. Lipids.
16. Amino Acids, Proteins, and Enzymes.
17. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis.
18. Metabolic Pathways and Energy Production.

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Chemistry : Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry- With CD - 9th edition

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