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Lessons in Chemistry

By Bonnie Garmus
  • ISBN Code: : 0385697384
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
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A delight for readers of Where'd You Go, Bernadette, this blockbuster debut set in 1960s California features the singular voice of Elizabeth Zott, a scientist whose career takes a detour when she becomes the star of a beloved TV cooking show. Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it's the 1960s and despite the fact that she is a scientist, her peers are very unscientific when it comes to equality. The only good thing to happen to her on the road to professional fulfillment is a run-in with her super-star colleague Calvin Evans (well, she stole his beakers). The only man who ever treated her—and her ideas—as equal, Calvin is already a legend and Nobel nominee. He's also awkward, kind and tenacious. Theirs is true chemistry. But as events are never as predictable as chemical reactions, three years later Elizabeth Zott is an unwed, single mother (did we mention it's the early 60s?) and the star of America's most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth's singular approach to cooking ("take one pint of H2O and add a pinch of sodium chloride") and independent example are proving revolutionary. Because Elizabeth isn't just teaching women how to cook, she's teaching them how to change the status quo. Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant and studded with a dazzling cast of supporting characters (including the best canine character in years), Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist.

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There might not be an exact science to first kisses, but Bailey’s about to experiment! This standalone addition to the Flirt series, now with a new cover, is sweet, fresh, and clean. For fifteen-year-old high school sophomore Bailey Myers, science comes easy. But her feelings about the new boy in town, super hot Logan Morse, are a bit more complicated. For whatever reason, the newcomer’s smile makes butterflies flutter rapidly in Bailey’s stomach and causes her knees to go weak. There’s no scientific explanation for such a reaction, at least none that Bailey knows of, unless… No, it can’t be. Bailey doesn’t get crushes. Sure, she thinks Logan’s good-looking in a jaw-dropping way, has eyes she could stare at forever, and speaks with a voice that sounds like cherubs blasting their cute little trumpets. But that’s a normal reaction, right? And even if it wasn’t, it’s not like Bailey has a chance, not with all the other gorgeous, popular girls at their school who have Logan Morse on their radar. But when Logan needs a science tutor and Bailey gets the job, their growing friendship begins to turn into something more, as Bailey learns that chemistry is a powerful force…

Essentials of Chemical Education

By Hans-Dieter Barke,Günther Harsch,Siegbert Schmid
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 9783642217562
  • Total of Pages : 328
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 374
  • Pdf File: essentials-of-chemical-education.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For everybody teaching chemistry or becoming a chemistry teacher, the authors provide a practice-oriented overview with numerous examples from current chemical education, including experiments, models and exercises as well as relevant results from research on learning and teaching. With their proven concept, the authors cover classical topics of chemical education as well as modern topics such as every-day-life chemistry, student’s misconceptions, the use of media or the challenges of motivation. This is the completely revised and updated English edition of a highly successful German title.

Practice Makes Perfect Chemistry Review and Workbook, Second Edition

By Marian DeWane,Heather Hattori
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Book Code : 1260135187
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 979
  • Pdf File: practice-makes-perfect-chemistry-review-and-workbook-second-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Winning Equation for Success in Chemistry is Practice, Practice, Practice! This book will help you apply concepts and see how chemistry topics are interconnected. Inside are numerous lessons to help you better understand the subject. These lessons are accompanied by dozens of exercises to practice what you’ve learned, along with a complete answer key to check your work. Throughout this book you will learn the terms to help you understand chemistry, and you will expand your knowledge of the subject through hundreds of sample questions and their solutions. With the lessons in this book, you will find it easier than ever to grasp chemistry concepts. And with a variety of exercises for practice, you will gain confidence using your growing chemistry skills in your classwork and on exams. YOU’LL BE ON YOUR WAY TO MASTERING THESE TOPICS AND MORE•Atomic structure•The periodic table•Chemical formulas•Chemical reactions•Mass and mole relationships•Gas laws•Solutions•Acids and bases•Thermochemistry•A brand-new chapter on the structure of molecules

The Chemical Scythe

By Alastair Hay
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 1489903399
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 754
  • Pdf File: the-chemical-scythe.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Chemical Scythe is the first book in a projected series to be published by Plenum Press in association with the International Disaster Institute. The aim of the series, Disaster Research in Practice, is to provide scientific and readable accounts on the most urgent areas of disaster research. It is fitting, therefore, that Dr. Hay's investigation into the nature and effects of dioxins heralds the new series. The problem of chemical hazards is one that we will have to learn to live with in future decades. Dr. Hay's book is an authoritative account of the chemistry and proven and potential effects of dioxins, and of the impli cations for safety planning. He concludes with a cautious, yet optimistic note-that indeed we can learn to live with such hazards, providing that we are prepared to understand and plan for the unexpected. The accident at Seveso in 1976 alerted the world to an imperfectly un derstood but immensely alarming environmental hazard. Public debate and argument as to the implications of dioxins and, indeed, the use of herbicides as aggressive weapons in Vietnam, rage on. And yet it is only through the painstaking research exemplified in this book that it will eventually be pos sible to promote the vital accountability on the part of industrialists and governments.

Teaching Chemistry Around the World

By Björn Risch
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  • Publisher : Waxmann Verlag
  • Book Code : 3830972962
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 343
  • Pdf File: teaching-chemistry-around-the-world.pdf

Book Short Summary:

As teachers we often tend to expect other countries to teach chemistry in much the same way as we do, but educational systems differ widely. At Bielefeld University we started a project to analyse the approach to chemical education in different countries from all over the world: Teaching Chemistry around the World. 25 countries have participated in the project. The resulting country studies are presented in this book. This book may be seen as a contribution to make the structure of chemistry teaching in numerous countries more transparent and to facilitate communication between these countries. Especially in the case of the school subject chemistry, which is very unpopular on the one hand and occupies an exceptional position on the other hand – due to its relevance to jobs and everyday life and most notably due to its importance for innovation capacity and problem solving – we have to learn from each others’ educational systems.

Chemistry, Grades 6 - 12

By Barbara R. Sandall
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mark Twain Media
  • Book Code : 1580379559
  • Total of Pages : 80
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 649
  • Pdf File: chemistry-grades-6-12.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Connect students in grades 5 and up with science using Chemistry: Physical and Chemical Changes in Matter. This 80-page book reinforces scientific techniques. It includes teacher pages that provide quick overviews of the lessons and student pages with Knowledge Builders and Inquiry Investigations that can be completed individually or in groups. The book also includes tips for lesson preparation (materials lists, strategies, and alternative methods of instruction), a glossary, an inquiry investigation rubric, and a bibliography. It allows for differentiated instruction and supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM standards.

Cambodia for Sale

By Will Brehm
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000359077
  • Total of Pages : 164
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 595
  • Pdf File: cambodia-for-sale.pdf

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Cambodia for Sale: Everyday Privatization in Education and Beyond details a post-conflict society that socializes children into a world of private rather than public goods. Despite the government's best efforts since the 1990s to re-constitute a functioning system of public services, life remains organized around buying and selling virtually everything, from humanitarian aid to schooling and from religious good deeds to irrigation. Through an ethnography of one village, Cambodia for Sale argues that efforts to rebuild Cambodia after decades of conflict have resulted in various forms of everyday privatization. Although this is most notable in the education system, these practices of privatization can be found in multiple institutions that constitute social life, from the Buddhist pagoda to local government. The various efforts of international development are as much at fault for this reality as are the legacies of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. This argument unfolds through the life stories of six residents of the Preah Go village, who collectively depict everyday life through overlapping village institutions, systems, and histories. This is an insightful and valuable reference for scholars interested in educational development, Southeast Asian studies, and comparative education.

Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry

By Liliana L. Mammino
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Book Code : 0323851827
  • Total of Pages : 508
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 205
  • Pdf File: green-chemistry-and-computational-chemistry.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Green chemistry already draws on many techniques and approaches developed by theoretical chemists, whilst simultaneously revealing a whole range of interesting new challenges for theoretical chemists to explore. Highlighting how work at the intersection of these fields has already produced beneficial results, Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry: Shared Lessons in Sustainability is a practical, informative guide to combining green and theoretical chemistry principles and approaches in the development of more sustainable practices. Beginning with an introduction to both theoretical chemistry and green chemistry, the book goes on to explore current approaches being taken by theoretical chemists to address green and sustainable chemistry issues, before moving on to highlight ways in which green chemists are employing the knowledge and techniques of theoretical chemistry to help in developing greener processes. The future possibilities for theoretical chemistry in addressing sustainability issues are discussed, before a selection of case studies provides good insight into how these interactions and approaches have been successfully used in practice. Highlights the benefits of green and theoretical chemistry groups working together to tackle sustainability issues across both academia and industry Supports readers in easily selecting the most appropriate path through the book for their own needs Presents a range of examples examining the practical implications and outcomes of interdisciplinary approaches

Implementing Inquiry-based Learning in a Diverse Classroom

By Sandra Puddu
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  • Publisher : Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH
  • Book Code : 3832545913
  • Total of Pages : 171
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 185
  • Pdf File: implementing-inquiry-based-learning-in-a-diverse-classroom.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This thesis, an explorative case study, provides insights into the implementation of inquiry-based learning in an authentic classroom. For one year, a teacher was accompanied while implementing inquiry-based learning in a highly diverse class. In doing so, the observations focused on strategies for both scaffolding and dealing with diversity. Additionally, data reflecting students' views of scientific inquiry were gathered. The results show a successive implementation of inquiry-based learning through four phases supported by various scaffolding strategies. The views of scientific inquiry are discussed on both the class and the individual level. Finally, all these findings are brought together to paint a vivid picture of the investigated class. Die vorliegende Arbeit, eine explorative Fallstudie, bietet einen Einblick in ein authentisches Klassenzimmer, in dem Forschendes Lernen eingeführt wurde. Dazu wurde eine Lehrperson ein Jahr lang begleitet. Die Beforschung fokussierte auf Lernbegleitungsstrategien, den Umgang mit Diversität sowie den Sichtweisen der Schülerinnen und Schüler über Naturwissenschaften. Die Resultate zeigen eine schrittweise Einführung von Forschendem Lernen in vier Phasen, begleitet von vielfältigen Lernbegleitungsstrategien. Schließlich werden alle Ergebnisse zusammengeführt, um ein lebendiges Bild des untersuchten Unterrichts und der Personen zu zeichnen.

High School Chemistry Unlocked

By The Princeton Review
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  • Publisher : Princeton Review
  • Book Code : 1101921560
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 107
  • Pdf File: high-school-chemistry-unlocked.pdf

Book Short Summary:

UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF CHEMISTRY with THE PRINCETON REVIEW. High School Chemistry Unlocked focuses on giving you a wide range of key lessons to help increase your understanding of chemistry. With this book, you'll move from foundational concepts to complicated, real-world applications, building confidence as your skills improve. End-of-chapter drills will help test your comprehension of each facet of chemistry, from atoms to alpha radiation. Don't feel locked out! Everything You Need to Know About Chemistry. • Complex concepts explained in straightforward ways • Walk-throughs of sample problems for all topics • Clear goals and self-assessments to help you pinpoint areas for further review • Guided examples of how to solve problems for common subjects Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 165+ hands-on practice questions, seeded throughout the chapters and online • Complete answer explanations to boost understanding • Bonus online questions similar to those you'll find on the AP Chemistry Exam and the SAT Chemistry Subject Test High School Chemistry Unlocked covers: • Building blocks of matter • Physical behavior of matter • Chemical bonding • Chemical reactions • Stoichiometry • Solutions • Acids and bases • Equilibrium • Organic chemistry • Radioactivity ... and more!

Enhancing Learning with Effective Practical Science 11-16

By Ian Abrahams,Michael J. Reiss
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1472592301
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 233
  • Pdf File: enhancing-learning-with-effective-practical-science-11-16.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Enhancing Learning with Effective Practical Science begins with an exploration of the reasons why practical work is often less effective than it could be. It provides 72 full and clear lesson guides for effective practical lessons in biology, chemistry and physics for students aged between 11 and 16. Each lesson guide presents the practical work to be undertaken, the apparatus and materials required and the ideas to be explored. Health and safety issues are also covered. Essential reading for trainee science teachers, and practising teachers looking to enhance their teaching through effective use of practical work, especially if teaching outside their science specialism.

Problems and Problem Solving in Chemistry Education

By Georgios Tsaparlis
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  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Book Code : 1839163593
  • Total of Pages : 468
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 965
  • Pdf File: problems-and-problem-solving-in-chemistry-education.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Problem solving is central to the teaching and learning of chemistry at secondary, tertiary and post-tertiary levels of education, opening to students and professional chemists alike a whole new world for analysing data, looking for patterns and making deductions. As an important higher-order thinking skill, problem solving also constitutes a major research field in science education. Relevant education research is an ongoing process, with recent developments occurring not only in the area of quantitative/computational problems, but also in qualitative problem solving. The following situations are considered, some general, others with a focus on specific areas of chemistry: quantitative problems, qualitative reasoning, metacognition and resource activation, deconstructing the problem-solving process, an overview of the working memory hypothesis, reasoning with the electron-pushing formalism, scaffolding organic synthesis skills, spectroscopy for structural characterization in organic chemistry, enzyme kinetics, problem solving in the academic chemistry laboratory, chemistry problem-solving in context, team-based/active learning, technology for molecular representations, IR spectra simulation, and computational quantum chemistry tools. The book concludes with methodological and epistemological issues in problem solving research and other perspectives in problem solving in chemistry.