By Julia Burdge
The atoms first procedure offers a constant and logical process for instructing common chemistry. This technique starts off with the elemental construction block of topic, the atom, and makes use of it because the stepping stone to figuring out extra advanced chemistry subject matters. as soon as mastery of the character of atoms and electrons is accomplished, the formation and homes of compounds are built. basically after the examine of subject and the atom will scholars have enough historical past to completely interact in issues similar to stoichiometry, kinetics, equilibrium, and thermodynamics. hence, the Atoms First technique empowers teachers to give the main whole and compelling tale of basic chemistry. Julia Burdge is popular for atmosphere chemistry in fascinating, appropriate context and for her attractive, conversational writing type - proposing chemistry in a fashion scholars can have fun with and comprehend whereas fulfilling teachers standards for rigor, accuracy, and complete assurance. Jason Overby teaches common chemistry utilizing an atoms-first process, bringing a distinct point of view and years of expertise to the advance of this new venture. faraway from an easy re-ordering of themes, this can be a ebook that would actually meet the wishes of the becoming atoms-first industry. jointly, those authors have constructed a product with a similar attraction, glossy and descriptive paintings, sound problem-solving process, and wide variety of end-of-chapter difficulties that consumers have come to anticipate from Burdge. This textbook will supply an analogous attractive writing sort, smooth and descriptive art, sound problem-solving procedure and wide selection of end-of-chapter difficulties that consumers are familiar with with the Burdge product. Jason Overbys involvement with this venture was once an important as he has been instructing with this technique for over 4 years which allowed Julia and Jason to create a product that matches the necessity for this turning out to be industry.
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3. In a solid, particles are held close together in an orderly fashion with little freedom of motion. As a result, a solid does not conform to the shape of its container. Particles in a liquid are close together but are not held rigidly in position; they are free to move past one another. Thus, a liquid conforms to the shape of the part of the container it fills. In a gas, the particles are separated by distances that are very large compared to the size of the particles. A sample of gas assumes both the shape and the volume of its container.
Because gravity varies from location to location (gravity on the moon is only about one-sixth that on Earth), the weight of an object varies depending on where it is measured. The mass of an object remains the same regardless of where it is measured. indd 9 11/5/10 1:18 PM 10 CHAPTER 1 Chemistry: The Science of Change Occasionally, the most convenient and/or commonly used unit for a particular application is not an SI unit. One such example is the atomic mass unit. The atomic mass unit (amu), as the name suggests, is used to express the masses of atoms—and other objects of similar size.
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Chemistry: Atoms First by Julia Burdge