Chemistry in Focus: A Molecular View of Our World

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Author: Nivaldo J. Tro

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337670421

Category: Science

Page: 50

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The Seventh Edition of CHEMISTRY IN FOCUS helps students develop an appreciation for the molecular world that underlies the world we can see. From the first page to the last, Professor Tro emphasizes the connection between the atoms and molecules that compose matter and the properties of that matter. Students learn to see the world through the lens of chemistry, and to find excitement and awe in the myriad of chemical processes occurring all around them all the time. This easy-to-understand text also helps students understand the major scientific, technological and environmental issues affecting our society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Not Just Science

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310863309

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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This book argues that it is possible for our study of the natural world to enhance our understanding of God and for our faith to inform and influence our study and application of science. Whether you are a student, someone employed in the sciences, or simply an interested layperson, Not Just Science will help you develop the crucial skills of critical thinking and reflection about key questions in Christian faith and natural science.The contributors provide a systematic approach to both raising and answering the key questions that emerge at the intersection of faith and various disciplines in the natural sciences. Among the questions addressed are the context, limits, benefits, and practice of science in light of Christian values. Questions of ethics as they relate to various applied sciences are also discussed. The end goal is an informed biblical worldview on both nature and our role in obeying God’s mandate to care for his creation.With an honest approach to critical questions, Not Just Science fills a gap in the discussion about the relationship between faith and reason. This is a most welcomed addition to these significant scholarly conversations. Ron Mahurin, PhD Vice President, Professional Development and Research Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Principles of Modern Chemistry

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Author: David W. Oxtoby,H. Pat Gillis,Laurie J. Butler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305465091

Category: Science

Page: 1264

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Long considered the standard for honors and high-level mainstream general chemistry courses, PRINCIPLES OF MODERN CHEMISTRY continues to set the standard as the most modern, rigorous, and chemically and mathematically accurate text on the market. This authoritative text features an atoms first approach and thoroughly revised chapters on Quantum Mechanics and Molecular Structure (Chapter 6), Electrochemistry (Chapter 17), and Molecular Spectroscopy and Photochemistry (Chapter 20). In addition, the text utilizes mathematically accurate and artistic atomic and molecular orbital art, and is student friendly without compromising its rigor. End-of-chapter study aids now focus on only the most important key objectives, equations and concepts, making it easier for students to locate chapter content, while new applications to a wide range of disciplines, such as biology, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and medicine deepen students' understanding of the relevance of chemistry beyond the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemistry in Your Life

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Author: Colin Baird

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1429280581

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Biochemistry

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Author: Mary K. Campbell,Shawn O. Farrell,Owen M. McDougal

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305961137

Category: Science

Page: 896

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Ideal for those studying biochemistry for the first time, this proven book balances scientific detail with readability and shows you how principles of biochemistry affect your everyday life. Designed throughout to help you succeed (and excel!), the book includes in-text questions that help you master key concepts, end-of-chapter problem sets grouped by problem type that help you prepare for exams, and state-of-the art visuals that help you understand key processes and concepts. In addition, visually dynamic Hot Topics cover the latest advances in the field, while Biochemical Connections demonstrate how biochemistry affects other fields, such as health and sports medicine. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Calculus

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Author: James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133112293

Category: Mathematics

Page: 960

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This book is for instructors who think that most calculus textbooks are too long. In writing the book, James Stewart asked himself: What is essential for a three-semester calculus course for scientists and engineers? ESSENTIAL CALCULUS, Second Edition, offers a concise approach to teaching calculus that focuses on major concepts, and supports those concepts with precise definitions, patient explanations, and carefully graded problems. The book is only 900 pages--two-thirds the size of Stewart’s other calculus texts, and yet it contains almost all of the same topics. The author achieved this relative brevity primarily by condensing the exposition and by putting some of the features on the book’s website, www.StewartCalculus.com. Despite the more compact size, the book has a modern flavor, covering technology and incorporating material to promote conceptual understanding, though not as prominently as in Stewart’s other books. ESSENTIAL CALCULUS features the same attention to detail, eye for innovation, and meticulous accuracy that have made Stewart’s textbooks the best-selling calculus texts in the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

CHEM2: Chemistry in Your World

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Author: John L. Hogg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305436946

Category: Science

Page: 496

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Created by the continuous feedback of a student-tested, faculty-approved process, CHEM2 delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors, and a consistent online offering with OWLv2 that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools -- all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes. CHEM2 also offers Go Chemistry and Thinkwell mini-video lectures, as well as online homework available through the OWL learning system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemistry

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Author: Kenneth W. Whitten,Raymond E. Davis,Larry Peck,George G. Stanley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285624734

Category: Science

Page: 1184

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This new edition of CHEMISTRY continues to incorporate a strong molecular reasoning focus, amplified problem-solving exercises, a wide range of real-life examples and applications, and innovative technological resources. With this text's focus on molecular reasoning, readers will learn to think at the molecular level and make connections between molecular structure and macroscopic properties. The Tenth Edition has been revised throughout and now includes a reorganization of the descriptive chemistry chapters to improve the flow of topics, a new basic math skills Appendix, an updated art program with new talking labels that fully explain what is going on in the figure, and much more. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology

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Author: Ronald T. Kellogg

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412977851

Category: Psychology

Page: 359

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This clear and concise text offers undergraduate students a brief but solid introduction to the fundamental concepts of cognitive psychology. Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology, Second Edition adds and integrates the latest developments in the field including the transformational findings of cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, emotion, and cognitive development. Offering a coherent perspective on what is happening at the leading edge of the field today, this text will engage students interest with its relevant and insightful examples of important concepts in cognitive psychology.

Chemistry: Principles and Reactions

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Author: William L. Masterton,Cecile N. Hurley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305560566

Category: Science

Page: 800

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This latest edition of CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND REACTIONS takes students directly to the crux of chemistry's fundamental concepts and allows you to efficiently cover all topics found in a typical general chemistry book. Based on the authors' extensive teaching experience, the book includes rigorous graded and concept-driven examples, as well as examples that focus on molecular reasoning and understanding. The Eighth Edition features a new and innovative example format, new talking labels within artwork, 25% new or revised problems, Chemistry: Beyond the Classroom essays that highlight some of the most up-to-date uses of chemistry, and end-of-chapter questions and Key Concepts that correlate to OWLv2, the #1 online homework and tutorial system for chemistry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Science and Engineering of Materials, SI Edition

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Author: Donald R. Askeland,Wendelin J. Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130544633X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 960

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Succeed in your materials science course with THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OF MATERIALS, 7e. Filled with built-in study tools to help you master key concepts, this proven book will help you develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, processing, and properties of materials and will serve as a useful reference for future courses in manufacturing, materials, design, or materials selection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Corrections Today

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Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514853

Category: Education

Page: 416

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CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition, is a briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts, ideal for instructors who are looking for course materials that present numerous real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and coverage of the latest insights into restorative justice, recidivism, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Women and Politics

The Pursuit of Equality

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Author: Lynne Ford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 042998264X

Category: Political Science

Page: 466

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Women and Politics is a comprehensive examination of women's use of politics in pursuit of gender equality. How can demands for gender equality be reconciled with sex differences? Resolving this paradoxical question has proceeded along two paths: the legal equality doctrine, which emphasizes gender neutrality, and the fairness doctrine, which recognizes differences between men and women. The text's clear analysis and presentation of theory and history helps students to think critically about the difficulties faced by women in politics, and about how public policies in education, labour and the economy, and family and fertility, impact gender equality. The fully-revised fourth edition explores new critical perspectives, recent political events, and current challenges to gender equality, including the 2016 presidential election and Hillary Clinton's candidacy, the fight for equal pay and paid leave, and the debate over reproductive rights and campus sexual assault. It also includes current scholarship on the intersections of race, class, and gender, and expanded coverage of minority women, women in the military, and conservative women. This text, and its two-path framework, is essential to understanding women's pursuit of equality via the political system.

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

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Author: G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133169546

Category: Science

Page: 800

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Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and Good News examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Ecology

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Author: G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285982754

Category: Science

Page: 400

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“Inspiring people to care about the planet.” In the new edition of ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to equip students with the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a difference solving today’s environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers, and features over 100 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as the integrating theme, ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY 7e, covers scientific principles and concepts, ecosystems, evolution, biodiversity, population ecology, and more. In addition to the integration of new and engaging National Geographic content, every chapter has been thoroughly updated and 6 new Core Case Studies offer current examples of environmental problems and scenarios for potential solutions. The concept-centered approach used in the text transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be and their important role in shaping it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Organic Chemistry

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Author: William Henry Brown,Thomas Poon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118321768

Category: Chemistry, Organic

Page: 792

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Covering the groundwork of organic chemistry, this introductory text shows the interrelation between organic chemistry and the biological and health sciences in a way that is clear, concise and easily understood by students.

Managerial Accounting

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Author: Carl S. Warren,James M. Reeve,Jonathan Duchac

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337516147

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 816

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Warren/Reeve/Duchac’s MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 14E provides a solid foundation in managerial accounting fundamentals, while motivating students to learn by showing how accounting is important to business. Business examples and a new chapter schema provide context for readers, demonstrating how each chapter’s content fits into the big picture, connecting fundamental concepts with real businesses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemistry: Principles and Practice

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Author: Daniel L. Reger,Scott R. Goode,David W. Ball

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111779740

Category: Science

Page: 1120

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A text that truly embodies its name, CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE connects the chemistry students learn in the classroom (principles) with real-world uses of chemistry (practice). The authors accomplish this by starting each chapter with an application drawn from a chemical field of interest and revisiting that application throughout the chapter. The Case Studies, Practice of Chemistry essays, and Ethics in Chemistry questions reinforce the connection of chemistry topics to areas such as forensics, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Concepts of Biology

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Author: Samantha Fowler,Rebecca Roush,James Wise

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789888407453

Category: Science

Page: 618

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Concepts of Biology is designed for the single-semester introduction to biology course for non-science majors, which for many students is their only college-level science course. As such, this course represents an important opportunity for students to develop the necessary knowledge, tools, and skills to make informed decisions as they continue with their lives. Rather than being mired down with facts and vocabulary, the typical non-science major student needs information presented in a way that is easy to read and understand. Even more importantly, the content should be meaningful. Students do much better when they understand why biology is relevant to their everyday lives. For these reasons, Concepts of Biology is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand.We also strive to show the interconnectedness of topics within this extremely broad discipline. In order to meet the needs of today's instructors and students, we maintain the overall organization and coverage found in most syllabi for this course. A strength of Concepts of Biology is that instructors can customize the book, adapting it to the approach that works best in their classroom. Concepts of Biology also includes an innovative art program that incorporates critical thinking and clicker questions to help students understand--and apply--key concepts.

Chemistry

A Molecular Approach

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Author: Nivaldo J. Tro

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134112831

Category: Science

Page: 1328

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For courses in Chemistry. Building 21st Century Data Analysis and Problem-Solving Skills in Modern Chemistry The Fourth Edition of Niva Tro's Chemistry: A Molecular Approach reinforces development of 21st century skills including data interpretation and analysis, problem solving and quantitative reasoning, applying conceptual understanding to new situations and peer-to-peer collaboration. Nivaldo Tro presents chemistry visually through multi-level images-macroscopic, molecular, and symbolic representations-helping readers see the connections between the world they see around them (macroscopic), the atoms and molecules that compose the world (molecular), and the formulas they write down on paper (symbolic). The benefits of Dr. Tro's problem-solving approach are reinforced through digital, Interactive Worked Examples that provide an office-hour type of environment and expanded coverage on the latest developments in chemistry. New Key Concept Videos explain difficult concepts while new end-of-chapter problems including Group Work questions and Data Interpretation and Analysis questions engage readers in applying their understanding of chemistry. The revision has been constructed to easily incorporate material to engage readers. Also available with MasteringChemistry MasteringChemistry from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging you before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure you arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics(tm). You can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess your understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to your learning and making learning more personal than ever-before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringChemistry does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringChemistry, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringChemistry, search for: 0134103971 / 9780134103976 Chemistry: A Molecular Approach Plus MasteringChemistry with eText -- Access Card Package. Package consists of: 0134112830 / 9780134112831 Chemistry: A Molecular Approach 0134126424 / 9780134126425 MasteringChemistry with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Chemistry: A Molecular Approach