Chemistry in Focus: A Molecular View of Our World
The main goals of this text are to develop students' appreciation for the molecular world and stress the fundamental role it plays in our daily lives. It also strives to help students understand the major scientific, technological, and environmental issues affecting our society. To accomplish these goals, the author has made extensive efforts to clearly identify and explai...more
Paperback, 540 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Thomson Brooks/Cole
(first published October 1st 1997)
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This is a great introduction to a novice in chemistry. I was able to study this book on my own without a class. The first 5 chapters are pretty technical and mathy, but once you get past that, it's a great overview of how chemistry is involved in our daily lives. Has spurred me to go on with chemistry.