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The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things, Lab Manual, 4th Edition

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The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things, Lab Manual, 4th Edition

Carl H. Snyder

ISBN: 978-0-471-42358-4 February 2003 352 Pages

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Work more effectively and get hands-on experience with this Laboratory Manual! Designed to accompany Snyder’s The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things, 4th Edition, this lab manual contains twenty-five laboratory exercises, all written in a clear, concise, and unintimidating fashion. The themes emphasized closely parallel those of the text, incorporating experiments with both consumer and environmental applications.

Snyder’s The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things, 4th Edition is known in the market for its strong consumer emphasis in which it takes a unique approach by using consumer products to illustrate chemical principles. Each area – chemistry and consumerism – reinforces the other in examinations of gasoline and petroleum, detergents, foods and food additives, plastics, and more.

Atoms and Elements: The Building Blocks of Chemistry.

Chemical Bonding: Ionic and Covalent Compounds.

The Arithmetic of Chemistry: Concentrating on Pollution.

Petroleum: The Driving Force of Energy.

Acids and Bases: If It Tastes Sour It Must Be an Acid.

Oxidation and Reduction: The Electricity of Chemistry.

Energy, Food, Fats, and Oils: Fuel for the Human Engine.

Carbohydrates: Food for Thought.

Proteins and the Chemistry of Life: First Among Equals.

Polymers and Plastics: The Plastic Age.

Medicine and Drugs: Chemicals and the Mind.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Answers to Selected Exercises.

Photo Credits.

Index.

Science News Articles.