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Chemistry in your life

Author: Colin Baird
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 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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