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Kernion, Mark C.

Summary: Barron's Chemistry: The Easy Way covers all important chemistry topics, from atomic structure and chemical formulas to electrochemistry and the basics of organic chemistry. Three full-length tests are included with answers fully explained, two of them modeled after the SAT Subject Area Chemistry Test. A method of diagnosing students' strengths and weaknesses by topic area is included with each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Test Prep 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 540.76 KER

Summary: Uncover chemistry -- the science of how everything interacts. From particles to polymers, an award-winning professor covers it all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: From charcoal to diamonds, carbon is essential to a multitude of products-and to life itself. This program illustrates the mechanics of the carbon cycle, explores some of the special properties of the ubiquitous element, and looks at the importance of carbon in the chemical makeup of all living things. Describing the best-known carbon allotropes, the program examines the characteristics and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Until the 17th century, the building blocks of the natural world were a mystery. Of elements there were believed to be four - air, earth, fire, and water - and the science of chemistry had yet to be born. This program identifies some of the first chemical elements to be discovered by spotlighting the work of Hennig Brandt, Robert Boyle, Henry Cavendish, Joseph Priestly, Antoine Lavoisier, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Ventura, Marne

Summary: "Bubble, pop, fizz! These chemical reaction projects will take your makerspace to the next level. Teach kids science basics and then build on them. Learn why chemical reactions happen, and how to make and take them to the next level. Bonus video tutorials and other content available on the free Capstone 4D app gives students an augmented reality experience that goes beyond the printed page."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 540.78 VEN

Swanson, Jennifer

Summary: "This Big Fat Notebook covers everything you need to know during a year of high school chemistry class, breaking down one big bad subject into accessible units. Learn to study better and get better grades using mnemonic devices, definitions, diagrams, educational doodles, and quizzes to recap it all."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 540.76 SWA

Summary: At the beginning of the 19th century, 55 elements had been discovered, and although scientists had no idea how many more they might yet find, they already had a suspicion that there was some sort of unifying pattern behind them all. This program charts the quest for order among the chemical elements by examining the contributions of Dmitri Mendeleev, creator of the Periodic Table of Elements,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Ferrie, Chris

Summary: Offers a simple illustrated introduction to organic chemistry, describing how carbin, oxygen, and hydrogen atoms react differently to one another to create many unique molecue structures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Board Books, Call number: BRD

Summary: Once scientists succeeded in identifying and organizing the 92 naturally occurring chemical elements, the challenge then became how to manipulate them into amazing new configurations - and how to tap their essentially limitless energy. A tale of struggle meeting serendipity and of accident meeting design, this program focuses on element-related flashpoints in modern science history: the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Bailey, R. J.

Summary: "Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early readers to the work chemists do and the preparation necessary for a chemistry career. Includes infographics, an activity, glossary, and index."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo Books are published by Jump! 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 540.23 BAI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.0973 NIC

Summary: Iron ore is reduced and manufactured into steel in a modern plant where, in a continuous process, ore is crushed and mixed with coke and then fed into the top of a blast furnace. Molten iron flows off from the bottom; slag is skimmed off; and iron is converted to steel by blowing oxygen through it to remove residual carbon, adding lime and magnesium powder to remove other trace solid...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Gaertner, Meg

Summary: "Simple step-by-step instructions to create fireworks right in their kitchen. Readers are introduced to basic science concepts such as ignition, atoms and molecules, and density. Additional features include a table of contents, informative sidebars and captions, a phonetic glossary, an index, information about the author, and sources for further research" --Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 507.8 GAE

Tarendash, Albert S.

Contents: Introduction to chemistry -- Atoms, molecules, and ions -- Formulas, equations, and chemical reactions -- Chemical calculations -- Energy and chemical reactions -- The phases of matter -- Nuclear chemistry -- The electronic structure of atoms -- Chemical periodicity -- Chemical bonding and molecular shape -- Organic chemistry -- Solutions and their properties -- Kinetics and equilibrium --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540 TAR

Summary: "Saga of high school chemistry teacher-turned-meth kingpin Walter White ... a family man who turns to crime after a lung cancer diagnosis unravels his bland but simple life. Recruiting former student and small-time drug dealer Jesse Pinkman to be his partner in crime, Walt rises to the top of the meth trade, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. But he can't keep his dogged DEA agent...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A second product made from sodium chloride, sodium metal, is also produced at the chemical plant shown in Chemicals from NaCl: 1. It is formed by electrolysis of a sodium chloride, calcium chloride molten mixture, and is isolated at the cathode of the cell as a liquid. This product is extremely reactive; it must be handled very carefully and packaged in an inert oil, free from air and moisture....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This in-depth, graphics-driven program introduces students to the world of synthetic and naturally occurring polymers. The video sheds light on a number of monomers and the processes of addition polymerization and condensation polymerization which produce a desired polymer. Properties of thermosetting and thermoplastic polymers are also investigated; likewise, the relationship between the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Lesson one demonstrates the circumstances under which common materials, such as sugar and table salt, conduct electricity. The process of electrolysis is demonstrated in the making of metallic leaves. In investigating the movement of ions, permanganate ions spread toward the anode side of a liquid chamber when electricity is applied. Lesson two demonstrates the formation of a metallic copper...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Whether a student dreams of becoming an artist or an astronaut, the world of laboratory-created substances will figure prominently in his or her career. This program brings students up-to-date on synthetic materials research that is leading to breakthroughs in many creative and technical fields. Demonstrating the tremendous influence of silicone and super-strength polymers on a wide range of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Gates, Stefan

Summary: Explores the science behind food and cooking, in a book that includes twenty experiments for young readers to further understand the science at home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 540 GAT

Macaulay, David

Summary: David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science. From the interior of an atom to the solar system and beyond, the mammoths seek to understand the science! These intrepid science demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain. They wrestle with magnets to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Science Macaulay

Winston, Robert

Summary: Looks at the world of chemistry and the elements through fun and interesting facts on the subject.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 540 WIN

Summary: Because of its wide availability, NaCl is the starting material for many inorganic chemicals. In this program, salt is seen being pumped to the surface from deposits of 1011 tons in salt fields as a brine solution, and into a chemical plant where chlorine and sodium hydroxide are produced by electrolysis. Three types of cells used to separate the products at the anode and cathode-mercury...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: From ancient Chinese firecrackers to medieval alchemy to the anxieties of the nuclear age, this program looks at a variety of explosive materials and shows how we have learned to harness their power. British engineer Jem Stansfield demonstrates the inner workings and fiery effects of several different chemical concoctions. He goes underground to show how gunpowder was used in the mines of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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