The Central Science
Author: Theodore L. Brown
Publisher: Prentice Hall
View: 5710"Chemistry: The Central Science is the most trusted book on the market--its scientific accuracy, clarity, innovative pedagogy, functional problem-solving and visuals set this book apart. Brown, LeMay, and Bursten teach students the concepts and skills they need without overcomplicating the subject. A comprehensive media package that works in tandem with the text helps students practice and learn while providing instructors the tools they need to succeed."--Publisher's description.
The Central Science
Author: Bruce E. Bursten,H. Eugene H. LeMay
Publisher: Prentice Hall
View: 9288Chemistry: The Central Science is the most trusted book on the market--its scientific accuracy, clarity, innovative pedagogy, functional problem-solving and visuals set this book apart. Brown, LeMay, and Bursten teach students the concepts and skills they need without overcomplicating the subject. A comprehensive media package that works in tandem with the text helps students practice and learn while providing instructors the tools they need to succeed.
Author: Neil A. Campbell,Jane B. Reece
Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH
View: 2512Die 8. Auflage des Campbell (deutsche Ausgabe BA 11/09) wurde jetzt unter Beachtung der hiesigen Lehrpläne für die Oberstufe bearbeitet und erschien in einem wesentlich handlicheren, schultaschenfähigen Format. Der Campbell hatte sich bereits früher als Zusatzlehrbuch für Leistungskurse Biologie und berufliche Gymnasien mit entsprechend fachlicher Ausrichtung bewährt. Diese für Schulen optimierte Ausgabe ist im Rahmen des Imprints Pearson Schule eine folgerichtige Edition (vgl. auch M. Kölling: "Einführung in Java mit Greenfoot"; R. Hattenhauer: "Informatik für Schule und Ausbildung", beide BA 9/10). Ein Themenband zur Ökologie ist für November diesen Jahres angekündigt. - Vorrangig ist der Band für Bibliotheken mit den oben angesprochenen Schultypen im Einzugsbereich zu empfehlen. Als allgemeines Biologielehrbuch ohne bundeslandspezifische Varianten ist der auch preislich sehr akzeptable Titel aufgrund seines fachlichen Niveaus und seiner grafisch hervorragenden Gestaltung auch darüber hinaus einsetzbar. (2 S)
The Central Science
Author: Theodore E. Brown,Brown,Lemay,Bursten,Catherine Murphy
Publisher: Pearson College Division
View: 1755Expert authors, scientific accuracy, and clarity from eleven editions of experience have made Chemistry: The Central Science the most trusted book available. The authors continue to find new ways to help you understand general chemistry—not only inside the text but with MasteringChemistry®, the most advanced online tutorial and assessment program available. Used by over a million science students, the Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used online tutorial, homework, and assessment system for the sciences. Pearson eText gives students access to the text whenever and wherever they can access the Internet. The eText pages look exactly like the printed text, and include powerful interactive and customization functions. Package contains: Brown et al., Chemistry: The Central Science, Eleventh Edition MasteringChemistry® with Pearson eText Student Access Kit
Author: Mansoor Niaz
View: 9581This book explores the evolving nature of objectivity in the history of science and its implications for science education. It is generally considered that objectivity, certainty, truth, universality, the scientific method and the accumulation of experimental data characterize both science and science education. Such universal values associated with science may be challenged while studying controversies in their original historical context. The scientific enterprise is not characterized by objectivity or the scientific method, but rather controversies, alternative interpretations of data, ambiguity, and uncertainty. Although objectivity is not synonymous with truth or certainty, it has eclipsed other epistemic virtues and to be objective is often used as a synonym for scientific. Recent scholarship in history and philosophy of science has shown that it is not the experimental data (Baconian orgy of quantification) but rather the diversity / plurality in a scientific discipline that contributes toward understanding objectivity. History of science shows that objectivity and subjectivity can be considered as the two poles of a continuum and this dualism leads to a conflict in understanding the evolving nature of objectivity. The history of objectivity is nothing less than the history of science itself and the evolving and varying forms of objectivity does not mean that one replaced the other in a sequence but rather each form supplements the others. This book is remarkable for its insistence that the philosophy of science, and in particular that discipline’s analysis of objectivity as the supposed hallmark of the scientific method, is of direct value to teachers of science. Meticulously, yet in a most readable way, Mansoor Niaz looks at the way objectivity has been dealt with over the years in influential educational journals and in textbooks; it’s fascinating how certain perspectives fade, while basic questions show no sign of going away. There are few books that take both philosophy and education seriously – this one does! Roald Hoffmann, Cornell University, chemist, writer and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Author: Mansoor Niaz,Cecilia Marcano
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
View: 8218It goes without saying that atomic structure, including its dual wave-particle nature, cannot be demonstrated in the classroom. Thus, for most science teachers, especially those in physics and chemistry, the textbook is their key resource and their students’ core source of information. Science education historiography recognizes the role played by the history and philosophy of science in developing the content of our textbooks, and with this in mind, the authors analyze more than 120 general chemistry textbooks published in the USA, based on criteria derived from a historical reconstruction of wave-particle duality. They come to some revealing conclusions, including the fact that very few textbooks discussed issues such as the suggestion, by both Einstein and de Broglie, and before conclusive experimental evidence was available, that wave-particle duality existed. Other large-scale omissions included de Broglie’s prescription for observing this duality, and the importance of the Davisson-Germer experiments, as well as the struggle to interpret the experimental data they were collecting. Also untouched was the background to the role played by Schrödinger in developing de Broglie’s ideas. The authors argue that rectifying these deficiencies will arouse students’ curiosity by giving them the opportunity to engage creatively with the content of science curricula. They also assert that it isn’t just the experimental data in science that matters, but the theoretical insights and unwonted inspirations, too. In addition, the controversies and discrepancies in the theoretical and experimental record are key drivers in understanding the development of science as we know it today.
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
View: 2874Introduces careers in the science fields, including career opportunities, ways of preparing for finding a job, and related activities such as volunteering, internship, and summer study programs.
Green Science and Technology of Nature's Most Renewable Resource
Author: Stanley E. Manahan
Publisher: CRC Press
View: 9190Carefully crafted to provide a comprehensive overview of the chemistry of water in the environment, Water Chemistry: Green Science and Technology of Nature's Most Renewable Resource examines water issues within the broad framework of sustainability, an issue of increasing importance as the demands of Earth’s human population threaten to overwhelm the planet’s carrying capacity. Renowned environmental author Stanley Manahan provides more than just basic coverage of the chemistry of water. He relates the science and technology of this amazing substance to areas essential to sustainability science, including environmental and green chemistry, industrial ecology, and green (sustainable) science and technology. The inclusion of a separate chapter that comprehensively covers energy, including renewable and emerging sources, sets this book a part. Manahan explains how the hydrosphere relates to the geosphere, atmosphere, biosphere, and anthrosphere. His approach views Planet Earth as consisting of these five mutually interacting spheres. He covers biogeochemical cycles and the essential role of water in these basic cycles of materials. He also defines environmental chemistry and green chemistry, emphasizing water’s role in the practice of each. Manahan highlights the role of the anthrosphere, that part of the environment constructed and operated by humans. He underscores its overwhelming influence on the environment and its pervasive effects on the hydrosphere. He also covers the essential role that water plays in the sustainable operation of the anthrosphere and how it can be maintained in a manner that will enable it to operate in harmony with the environment for generations to come. Written at an intermediate level, this is an appropriate text for the study of current affairs in environmental chemistry. It provides a review and grounding in basic and organic chemistry for those students who need it and also fills a niche for an aquatic chemistry book that relates the hydrosphere to the four other environmental spheres.
Author: John T. Moore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
View: 3062Wenn es knallt und stinkt, dann ist Chemie im Spiel! "Chemie für Dummies" macht deutlich, dass Chemie nicht nur aus Formeln, sondern vor allem aus unzähligen interessanten Stoffen, Versuchen und Reaktionen besteht. In diesem etwas anderen Chemie-Buch lernen Sie die Grundlagen der Chemie kennen und erfahren, wo sich chemische Phänomene im Alltag bemerkbar machen. John T. Moore macht für Sie so schwer vorstellbare Begriffe wie Atom, Base oder Molekül begreiflich und zeigt, wie man mit dem Periodensystem umgeht. Mit Übungsaufgaben am Ende eines jeden Kapitels können Sie dann noch Ihr Wissen überprüfen.
The Central Science
Author: John H. Nelson,Theodore E. Brown,H. Eugene LeMay, Jr.,Bruce E. Bursten,Kenneth C. Kemp,Catherine Murphy,Patrick Woodward
Publisher: Prentice Hall
View: 9519This manual contains 43 finely tuned, self-contained experiments chosen to introduce basic lab techniques and to illustrate core chemical principles. The Eleventh Edition has been revised to correlate more tightly with Brown/LeMay/Bursten's Chemistry: The Central Science, 11/e and now features a guide on how to keep a lab report notebook. Safety and waste management are covered in greater detail, and many pre-lab and post-lab questions have been updated. The labs can also be customized through Catalyst, Pearson's custom database program. Basic Laboratory Techniques; Identification of Substances by Physical Properties; Separation of the Components of a Mixture; Chemical Reactions; Chemical Formulas; Chemical Reactions of Copper and Percent Yield; Chemicals in Everyday Life: What Are They and How Do We Know? Gravimetric Analysis of a Chloride Salt; Gravimetric Determination of Phosphorus in Plant Food; Paper Chromatography: Separation of Cations and Dyes; Molecular Geometries of Covalent Molecules: Lewis Structures and the VSEPR model; Atomic Spectra and Atomic Structure; Behavior of Gases: Molar Mass of a Vapor; Determination of R: The Gas-Law Constant; Activity Series; Electrolysis, the Faraday, and Avogadro's Number; Electrochemical Cells and Thermodynamics; The Chemistry of Oxygen: Basic and Acidic Oxides and the Periodic Table; Colligative Properties: Freezing-Point Depression and Molar Mass; Titration of Acids and Bases; Reactions in Aqueous Solutions: Metathesis Reactions and Net Ionic Equations; Colorimetric Determination of an Equilibrium Constant in Aqueous Solution; Chemical Equilibrium: LeChâtelier's Principle; Hydrolysis of Salts and pH of Buffer Solutions; Determination of the Dissociation Constant of a Weak Acid; Titration Curves of Polyprotic Acids; Determination of the Solubility-Product Constant for a Sparingly Soluble Salt; Heat of Neutralization; Rates of Chemical Reactions I: A Clock Reaction; Rates of Chemical Reactions II: Rate and Order of Decomposition; Introduction to Qualitative Analysis; Abbreviated Qualitative-Analysis Scheme. A hands-on workbook/CD useful for anyone studying general chemistry.
Metaphor in Science
Author: Theodore L. Brown
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
View: 8998InMaking Truth: Metaphor in ScienceTheodore L. Brown argues that most laypeople, and many scientists, do not have a clear understanding of how metaphor relates to scientific thinking. With stunning clarity, and bridging the worlds of scientists and nonscientists, Brown demonstrates the presence and the power of metaphorical thought. To illustrate the roles of metaphor in science, Brown presents a series of studies of scientific systems. These range from the atom, historically one of the most important ideas in science, through models in chemistry and biology, including current "hot" topics such as protein folding, chaperone proteins, and global warming. The case studies inMaking Truthillustrate the deeply metaphorical nature of scientific reasoning and communication. They provide the basis for far-reaching conclusions about science as an intellectual and social practice and about the nature of scientific truth.
Integrated and Transitional Approach
Author: Paul G. Schmitz
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
View: 1258An innovative, organ-specific text that blends basic science with the fundamentals of clinical medicine Part of the Human Organ Systems series, Renal: An Integrated Approach to Disease skillfully bridges the gap between the science and practice of medicine. This beautifully illustrated book seamlessly integrates the core elements of cell biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathology, with clinical medicine. It is the perfect companion for medical students transitioning to their clinical years, as well as practicing physicians who need a user-friendly update on the basic science underlying the practice of clinical medicine. Features and highlights include: Detailed learning objectives clearly state learning goals Core content emphasizes concepts and incorporates the latest developments in the field Beautifully illustrated with detailed legends to clarify important or difficult concepts Abundant clinical example boxes highlight the clinical implications of basic science Each chapter is accompanied by an annotated bibliography to provide an overview of the critical literature in the field A bulleted summary at the end of each chapter highlights the “big picture” and facilitates preparation for standardized exams End-of-chapter case-based questions with detailed explanations reinforce important concepts and assess mastery of the material Medical students and residents will find Renal: An Integrated Approach to Disease an invaluable study guide for an organ-system based curriculum. The book also serves as an excellent primer for postgraduate residents entering a nephrology fellowship program.
Grundlagen - Geräte - Anwendungen
Author: Douglas A. Skoog,James J. Leary
View: 4050Mit der deutschsprachigen Ausgabe des Standard-Lehrbuchs zur Instrumentellen Analytik von Skoog und Leary schließt sich endlich eine Lücke im Buchangebot für fortgeschrittene Studenten der Chemie an Universitäten und Fachhochschulen. Aufgrund des multidisziplinären Eindringens der Analytischen Chemie in andere Bereiche richtet sich das Buch auch an Physiker, Ingenieure und Biochemiker. Das Buch führt aktuell und kompetent in die Grundzüge und Feinheiten der heutigen Instrumentellen Analytischen Chemie ein. Über 530 detailreiche, selbsterklärende Abbildungen, Anhänge zu Statistik und Elektronik, Übungsaufgaben mit Lösungen und viele wichtige Originalzitate ergänzen dieses moderne Lehrbuch für Studierende und Praktiker.
The Epistemic and Moral Authority of Science
Author: Theodore Lawrence Brown
Publisher: Penn State Press
Category: Social Science
View: 5117"Explores the relationships between science and other societal sectors, notably law, religion, government and public culture, in terms of the concepts of expert and moral authority"--Provided by publisher.