Chemistry, 3rd Edition

By Ellen Ramsden
December 2001
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0-7487-6242-6
383 pages, Illustrated, 8 " x 11"
$45.50 Paper Original


This third edition of "Key Science: Chemistry" has been fully revised to meet the requirements of all 2001 GCSE specifications. It is aimed at middle-ability students, but contains enough material for high achievers. Topics are clearly differentiated between core material for GCSE science: Double-Award/Single-Award and extension material for GCSE science: chemistry.

Contents: Preface. Introduction. Careers in science. Matter. Particles. Methods of separation. Elements and compounds. Symbols, formulas, equations. Inside the atom. Ions. The chemical bond. Acids and bases. Salts. The periodic table. Oxidation-reduction reactions. Planet Earth. Air. Oxygen. Water. Air pollution. Water pollution. Rocks. Using Earth's resources. Metals. Chemical cells. Building materials. Agricultural chemicals. Fuels. Measurement. Analytical chemistry. Chemical reaction speeds. Chemical calculations. Chemical energy changes. Organic chemistry. Alkenes and plastics. The variety of organic compounds. Food and drugs. Table of symbols, atomic numbers and relative atomic masses. Periodic table. Answers to numerical problems. Index.

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