Understanding Advanced Chemistry Through Problem Solving

The Learner's Approach(In 2 Volumes)

Author: Kim Seng Chan,Jeanne Tan

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814596515

Category: Science

Page: 724

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Written for students taking either the University of Cambridge Advanced Level examinations or the International Baccalaureate examinations, this guidebook covers essential topics and concepts under both stipulated chemistry syllabi. The book is written in such a way as to guide the reader through the understanding and applications of essential chemical concepts using the problem solving approach. The authors have also retained the popular discourse feature from their previous two books — Understanding Advanced Physical Inorganic Chemistry and Understanding Advanced Organic and Analytical Chemistry — to help learners better understand and see for themselves how the concepts should be applied to solve problems. Based on the Socratic Method, questions are implanted throughout the book to help facilitate the reader's development in forming logical conclusions of concepts and the way they are being applied to explain the problems. In addition, the authors have also included important summaries and concept maps to help learners recall, remember, reinforce and apply the fundamental chemical concepts in a simple way. Request Inspection Copy

Understanding Basic Chemistry Through Problem Solving

The Learner's Approach

Author: Kim Seng Chan,Jeanne Tan

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814641200

Category: Science

Page: 468

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Written for students taking either the University of Cambridge O-level examinations or the GCSE examinations, this guidebook covers essential topics and concepts under stipulated chemistry syllabi. The topics are explored through an explanatory and inquiry-based approach. They are interrelated and easy to understand, with succinct explanations/examples being included, especially on areas that students frequently find difficult. Topics address the whys and hows behind key concepts to be mastered, so that the concepts are made understandable and intuitive for students. The focus is on conceptual learning so as to equip students with knowledge for critical learning and problem solving. The authors have also retained the popular discourse feature from their previous four books — Understanding Advanced Physical Inorganic Chemistry, Understanding Advanced Organic and Analytical Chemistry, Understanding Advanced Chemistry Through Problem Solving, and Understanding Basic Chemistry — to help the learners better understand and see for themselves, how the concepts should be applied during problems solving. Based on the Socratic Method, questions are implanted throughout the book to help facilitate the reader's development in forming logical conclusions of concepts and the way they are being applied to explain the problems. In addition, the authors have also included important summaries and concept maps to help the learners to recall, remember, reinforce and apply the fundamental chemical concepts in a simple way. Through their many years of teaching experiences, the authors have acquired a sound awareness of common students' misconceptions which are relayed through the questions and thus help to reinforce concepts learnt. This book is essential and useful to help students adequately prepare for the high-stake examinations.

Understanding Advanced Physical Inorganic Chemistry

The Learner's Approach

Author: Jeanne Tan,Kim Seng Chan

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814317268

Category: Science

Page: 472

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Suitable for students taking the A-level chemistry examinations, this textbook covers essential topics under the University of Cambridge stipulated A-level chemistry syllabus. It helps students to master fundamental chemical concepts in a simple way. It explores the topics through an explanatory and inquiry-based approach.

Understanding Experimental Planning for Advanced Level Chemistry

The Learner's Approach

Author: Kim Seng Chan,Jeanne Tan

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814667927

Category: Science

Page: 308

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This book is a continuation of authors' previous six books — Understanding Advanced Physical Inorganic Chemistry, Understanding Advanced Organic and Analytical Chemistry, Understanding Advanced Chemistry Through Problem Solving Vol. I & II, Understanding Basic Chemistry and Understanding Basic Chemistry Through Problem Solving, retaining the main refutational characteristics of the previous books with the strategic inclusion of think-aloud questions to promote conceptual understanding during an experimental planning. These essential questions would make learners aware of the rationale behind each procedural step, the amount of chemical used and types of apparatus that are appropriate for the experiment. The book provides a fundamental important scaffolding to aid students to create their own understanding of how to plan an experiment based on the given reagent and apparatus. It guides the students in integrating the various concepts that they have learnt into a coherent and meaningful conceptual network during experimental planning. Existing A-level or IB guidebooks generally introduce concepts in a matter-of-fact manner. This book adds a unique pedagogical edge which few can rival. This book is essential and useful in order for students to be adequately prepared for their high stake examinations.

Ecopsychology: Advances from the Intersection of Psychology and Environmental Protection [2 volumes]

Advances from the Intersection of Psychology and Environmental Protection

Author: Darlyne G. Nemeth,Robert B Hamilton,Judy Kuriansky

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440831734

Category: Psychology

Page: 758

View: 9099

This anthology is a two-volume work that focuses on our relationship with the Earth and our future, examining the crossover between psychology and environmental studies in the emerging fields of ecopsychology and environmental psychology. Addresses the "hot topic" of today: how psychology and environmental studies intersect in the fields of ecopsychology and environmental psychology Presents a breadth of perspectives from authors with various fields of expertise, from scientists to interventionists, conquerors to caretakers, political leaders to grassroots activists—all of whom are needed to effect change Utilizes the knowledge of contributors from the fields of psychology, science, humanitarianism, environmental studies, business, United Nations, law, and policymaking Addresses the facts, feelings, needs, and possibilities that must be considered when planning for the future since the psychology of environmental messaging is just as important as its geology Offers a range of solutions—based on research and real implementations of programs around the world—for preserving our planet and caring for our environment

Chemie für Dummies

Author: John T. Moore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527816933

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Wenn 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.

Chemistry

Author: Steven Zumdahl,Susan Zumdahl

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 061852844X

Category: Science

Page: 1168

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Authors Steven and Susan Zumdahl offer all the elements instructors need for their general chemistry course. They bring a conceptual approach to chemistry and integrate problem-solving skills throughout, helping students transition from theory to practice. A strong emphasis on models, real-world applications, and visual learning prevails throughout the text. The Seventh Edition seamlessly integrates the strengths of the Zumdahl approach through a comprehensive and interwoven print and technology program. Enhanced Sample Exercises, online homework problems, and Classroom Response System content help instructors assess conceptual understanding and problem-solving skills, while new animations and images support visual learning. In addition, Houghton Mifflin offers implementation services through our TeamUP program to help instructors and students get the most out of the text and its supplements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemistry: The Molecular Science

Author: John W. Moore,Conrad L. Stanitski

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285199049

Category: Science

Page: 1264

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Open CHEMISTRY: THE MOLECULAR SCIENCE, Fifth Edition and take a journey into the beautiful domain of chemistry, a fascinating and powerfully enabling experience! This easy-to-read text gives learners the solid foundation needed for success in science and engineering courses. Every Problem-Solving Example includes a Strategy and Explanation section, which clearly describes the strategy and approach chosen to solve the problem. In addition, an annotated art program emphasizes the three concept levels in a pedagogically sound approach to understanding molecules, concepts, and mathematical equations. Success is within your grasp with CHEMISTRY: THE MOLECULAR SCIENCE, Fifth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Instructional Design: International Perspectives

Volume I: Theory, Research, and Models:volume Ii: Solving Instructional Design Problems

Author: Sanne Dijkstra,Franz Schott,Norbert Seel,Robert D. Tennyson,Norbert M. Seel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136479945

Category: Education

Page: 496

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Basic Chemistry

Author: Steven S. Zumdahl,Donald J. DeCoste

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128545314X

Category: Science

Page: 608

View: 8998

The Eighth Edition of Zumdahl and DeCoste's best-selling INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION combines enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to enable students to become strong independent problem solvers in the introductory course and beyond. Capturing student interest through early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications, the authors explain chemical concepts by starting with the basics, using symbols or diagrams, and conclude by encouraging students to test their own understanding of the solution. This step-by-step approach has already helped hundreds of thousands of students master chemical concepts and develop problem-solving skills. The book is known for its focus on conceptual learning and for the way it motivates students by connecting chemical principles to real-life experiences in chapter-opening discussions and Chemistry in Focus boxes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Science Teacher

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation

Author: Steven S. Zumdahl,Donald J. DeCoste

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439049408

Category: Science

Page: 816

View: 8409

The Seventh Edition of Zumdahl and DeCoste's best-selling INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION that combines enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to enable students to become strong independent problem solvers in the introductory course and beyond. Capturing student interest through early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications, the authors explain chemical concepts by starting with the basics, using symbols or diagrams, and conclude by encouraging students to test their own understanding of the solution. This step-by-step approach has already helped hundreds of thousands of students master chemical concepts and develop problem-solving skills. The book is known for its focus on conceptual learning and for the way it motivates students by connecting chemical principles to real-life experiences in chapter-opening discussions and Chemistry in Focus boxes.The Seventh Edition now adds a questioning pedagogy to in-text examples to help students learn what questions they should be asking themselves while solving problems, offers a revamped art program to better serve visual learners, and includes a significant number of revised end-of-chapter questions. The book's unsurpassed teaching and learning resources include a robust technology package that now offers a choice between OWL: Online Web Learning and Enhanced WebAssign. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Practical Handbook of Genetic Algorithms

New Frontiers

Author: Lance D. Chambers

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420050073

Category: Mathematics

Page: 448

View: 7135

The mathematics employed by genetic algorithms (GAs)are among the most exciting discoveries of the last few decades. But what exactly is a genetic algorithm? A genetic algorithm is a problem-solving method that uses genetics as its model of problem solving. It applies the rules of reproduction, gene crossover, and mutation to pseudo-organisms so those "organisms" can pass beneficial and survival-enhancing traits to new generations. GAs are useful in the selection of parameters to optimize a system's performance. A second potential use lies in testing and fitting quantitative models. Unlike any other book available, this interesting new text/reference takes you from the construction of a simple GA to advanced implementations. As you come to understand GAs and their processes, you will begin to understand the power of the genetic-based problem-solving paradigms that lie behind them.

Choice

A Classified Cumulation : Volumes 1-10, March 1964--February 1974

Author: Richard K. Gardner,Phyllis Grumm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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Machine Learning

An Artificial Intelligence Approach

Author: R.S. Michalski,J.G. Carbonell,T.M. Mitchell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 366212405X

Category: Computers

Page: 572

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The ability to learn is one of the most fundamental attributes of intelligent behavior. Consequently, progress in the theory and computer modeling of learn ing processes is of great significance to fields concerned with understanding in telligence. Such fields include cognitive science, artificial intelligence, infor mation science, pattern recognition, psychology, education, epistemology, philosophy, and related disciplines. The recent observance of the silver anniversary of artificial intelligence has been heralded by a surge of interest in machine learning-both in building models of human learning and in understanding how machines might be endowed with the ability to learn. This renewed interest has spawned many new research projects and resulted in an increase in related scientific activities. In the summer of 1980, the First Machine Learning Workshop was held at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. In the same year, three consecutive issues of the Inter national Journal of Policy Analysis and Information Systems were specially devoted to machine learning (No. 2, 3 and 4, 1980). In the spring of 1981, a special issue of the SIGART Newsletter No. 76 reviewed current research projects in the field. . This book contains tutorial overviews and research papers representative of contemporary trends in the area of machine learning as viewed from an artificial intelligence perspective. As the first available text on this subject, it is intended to fulfill several needs.

Maths for Chemists

Author: Martin Cockett,Graham Doggett

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1849733597

Category: Education

Page: 389

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This is a new edition of the combined Volumes I and II of the hugely successful Tutorial Chemistry Texts Maths for Chemists. The new edition will continue to provide an excellent resource for all undergraduate chemistry students particularly focussing on the needs of students who may not have studied mathematics beyond GCSE level (or equivalent). The text is introductory in nature and adopts a sympathetic approach for students who need support and understanding in working with the diverse mathematical tools required in a typical chemistry degree course. The topics covered include: power series, which are used to formulate alternative representations of functions and are important in model building in chemistry; complex numbers and complex functions, which appear in quantum chemistry, spectroscopy and crystallography; matrices and determinants used in the solution of sets of simultaneous linear equations and in the representation of geometrical transformations used to describe molecular symmetry characteristics; and vectors which allow the description of directional properties of molecules. New material includes a new chapter on Statistics and Error Analysis. Ideal for the needs of undergraduate chemistry students, Maths for Chemists is a comprehensive text consisting of short, single topic or modular texts concentrating on the fundamental areas of chemistry taught in undergraduate science courses. It provides a concise account of the basic principles underlying a given subject, embodying an independent-learning philosophy and including worked examples.

Chemistry

The Practical Science

Author: Paul B. Kelter,Michael D. Mosher,Andrew Scott

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0547053932

Category: Science

Page: 1088

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From core concepts to current applications, Chemistry: The Practical Science makes the connections from chemistry concepts to the world we live in, developing effective problem solvers and critical thinkers for today's visual, technology-driven world. Students learn to appreciate the role of asking questions in the process of chemistry and begin to think like chemists. In addition, real-world applications are interwoven throughout the narrative, examples, and exercises, presenting core chemical concepts in the context of everyday life. This integrated approach encourages curiosity and demonstrates the relevance of chemistry and its uses in students' lives, their future careers, and their world. For this Media Enhanced Edition, a wealth of online support is seamlessly integrated with the textbook content to complete this innovative program.

Principles of Chemistry

A Molecular Approach

Author: Nivaldo J. Tro

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321560049

Category: Science

Page: 782

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Great chemistry comes in small packages—and this brief new volume helps readers discover the excitement and relevance of chemistry.In this innovative book, acclaimed author Niva Trofocuses exclusively on the core concepts of general chemistry without sacrificing depth or relevance. A unique integration of macroscopic, molecular, and symbolic illustrations help readers visualize the various dimensions of chemistry; and Tro's engaging writing style captures the reader's attention with relevant applications. MasteringChemistry walks readers through problem solving, while promoting understanding of chemistry concepts in the world around us. Matter, Measurement, and Problem Solving; Atoms and Elements; Molecules, Compounds, and Chemical Equations; Chemical Quantities and Aqueous Reactions; Gases; Thermochemistry; The Quantum-Mechanical Model of the Atom; Periodic Properties of the Elements; Chemical Bonding I: Lewis Theory; Chemical Bonding II: Molecular Shapes, Valence Bond Theory, and Molecular Orbital Theory; Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces; Solutions; Chemical Kinetics; Chemical Equilibrium; Acids and Bases; Aqueous Ionic Equilibrium; Free Energy and Thermodynamics; Electrochemistry; Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry; Organic Chemistry. A useful reference for anyone who needs to increase his or her knowledge of general chemistry.

Society for Neuroscience Abstracts

Volume 21, 25th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, November 11-16, 1995

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780916110451

Category: Neurobiology

Page: 2446

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