Chemistry, 3rd Edition
By Ellen Ramsden
383 pages, Illustrated, 8 ¾" 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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