Chemistry in Context9th Edition
By American Chemical Society
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- Goal of this successful, issues-based textbook, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis for non-science majors, enabling them to learn chemistry in the context of their own lives and significant issues facing science and the world.
- The non-traditional approach of reflects today's technological issues and the chemistry principles within them.
1 Portable Electronics: The Periodic Table in the Palm of Your Hand
2 The Air We Breathe
3 Radiation from the Sun
4 Climate Change
5 Energy from Combustion
6 Energy from Alternative Sources
7 Energy Storage
8 Water Everywhere: A Most Precious Resource
9 The World of Polymers and Plastics
10 Brewing and Chewing
12 Health and Medicine
13 Genes and Life
14 Who Killed Dr. Thompson? A Forensic Mystery
Appendix 1: Measure for Measure - Conversion Factors and Constants
Appendix 2: The Power of Exponents
Appendix 3: Clearing the Logjam
Appendix 4: Answers to Your Turn Questions Not Answered in the Text
Appendix 5: Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Questions