Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 3: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry (Hardcover)

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    The demonstrations capture interest, teach, inform, fascinate, amaze, and perhaps, most importantly, involve students in chemistry. Nowhere else will you find books that answer, "How come it happens? . . . Is it safe? . . . What do I do with all the stuff when the demo is over?"
    Shakhashiri and his collaborators offer 282 chemical demonstrations arranged in 11 chapters. Each demonstration includes seven sections: a brief summary, a materials list, a step-by-step account of procedures to be used, an explanation of the hazards involved, information on how to store or dispose of the chemicals used, a discussion of the phenomena displayed and principles illustrated by the demonstration, and a list of references. You'll find safety emphasized throughout the book in each demonstration.

About the Author

 Bassam Z. Shakhashiriis professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and founder of the Institute for Chemical Education. He is a recipient of the American Chemical Society's James Flack Norris Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Chemistry as well as many other awards.

Praise For…

 "As far as I am concerned, this series is the best thing that has happened to me. I recommend it without reservation for all levels of chemistry teaching."—Howard Nechamkin, Journal of College Science Teaching
Product Details
ISBN: 9780299119508
ISBN-10: 0299119505
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 1989
Pages: 424
Language: English
Series: Chemical Demonstrations