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Chemistry in your life

Author: Colin Baird
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Makes chemistry relevant, integrating applications that help students see how chemistry affects their everyday lives. This second edition features several applications of chemistry, such as  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Baird
ISBN: 0716770423 9780716770428
OCLC Number: 62714241
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The 'Elemental' Foundation of Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, and States of Matter - New Identities?: Physical and Chemical Change - An Insider's Perspective: The Internal Workings of Atoms and Molecules - Powering the Planet: Hydrocarbons and Fossil Fuels - From Diamonds to Plastics: Carbon's Elemental Forms, Addition Polymers and Substituted Hydrocarbons - The Flavor of Our World: The Oxygen-Containing Organic Compounds We Drink, Smell, and Taste - Health and Energy: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Oils - The Chemistry of Medication and Clothing: Condensation Polymers, Especially Those Containing Nitrogen - The Molecules That Make You What You Are: Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Hormones - Chemicals in Our Bodies and Our Environment: Vitamins, Food Additives, Pesticides and More - Chemistry in Water: Salts, Acids, and Bases - Batteries, Fuel Cells, and the Hydrogen Economy: Oxidation and Reduction - Fit to Drink: Water Sources, Pollution, and Purification - Dirty Air, Dirty Lungs: Air Pollution - Stratospheric Chemistry and the Ozone Layer: A Thin Veil of Protection - Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect - Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy and Solar Energy: The Core of Matter
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