Chemistry for You, Revised Edition
Revised National Curriculum Edition for GCSE

By Lawrie Ryan
December 2001
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0-7487-6234-5
400 pages, Illustrated, 7 " x 9 "
$44.95 Paper Original


This best-selling textbook has been revised to meet the UK's new GCSE specifications. It is designed for a wide range of students, making the subject interesting and enjoyable to study, with plenty of cartoons, rhymes, and jokes.

Contents: Classifying materials. States of matter. Elements, mixtures, and compounds. Atomic structure. The periodic table. Groups of metals. Groups of non-metals. Products from metal ores and rocks. The reactivity series. Extraction of metals. Electrolysis. Salt. Limestone. Changing materials. Acids and alkalis. Products from oil. Organic molecules. Energy transfer. Rates of reaction. Enzymes. Body chemistry. Reversible reactions. Products from air. Ionic compounds. Covalent bonding. Metals and structures. Earth chemistry. Water. The atmosphere. Rocks. Plate tectonics. Calculations. Moles. Extra sections. Index. Acknowledgements.

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