General, Organic and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life with Student Access Kit for MasteringGOBChemistry(TM) (MasteringChemistry Series)

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Building on the strengths that have made Karen Timberlake a best-selling author in the one-semester allied health market, General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life, Second Edition now offers even more quantitative and conceptual coverage and the most comprehensive media package available. General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life also provides all of Timberlake’s proven pedagogical features a clear and friendly writing style, a reader-focused approach, and real world health-related applications that readers can relate to.  Chemical concepts are broken into bite-size pieces, with a step-by-step approach that provides clear and thorough understanding, and conceptual questions at the end of each chapter test reader comprehension of the material. New problems have been added throughout the text and more quantitative coverage has been added to the general chemistry section. A new color-coded Guide to Problem Solving helps readers master problem-solving skills.  Measurements, Atoms and Elements, Nuclear Radiation, Compounds and Their Bonds, Chemical Reactions and Quantities, Energy and Matter, Gases, Solutions, Chemical Equilibrium, Acids and Bases, Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Alkanes, Unsaturated Hydrocarbons, Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Thiols, Aldehydes, Ketones, and Chiral Molecules, Carbohydrates, Carboxylic Acids and Esters, Lipids, Amines and Amides, Amino Acids and Proteins, Enzymes and Vitamins, Nucleic Acid and Protein Synthesis, Metabolic Pathways for Carbohydrates Metabolic Pathways and Energy Production, Metabolic Pathways for Lipids and Amino Acids. MARKET: For all readers interested in general, organic, and biological chemistry.

 

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General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry provides a readable, uncomplicated and accessible introduction to those in allied health and other fields who have little or no background in chemistry. The author uses the same style and integrated pedagogy that have made her one-semester book so successful, balancing technical accuracy and everyday examples to help chemistry come to life for readers. For college instructors and students.

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Karen C. Timberlake is a Professor of Chemistry at Los Angeles Valley College where she has taught chemistry for over 30 years. She has been writing textbooks for more than 20 years and was the regional winner of the 1985 Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Chemical Manufacturers Association. Her educational interests include the investigation, development, and utilization of teaching methods that successfully impact the learning of chemistry. She has provided numerous workshops on student-centered learning strategies for teaching chemistry over the last decade. For ten years, she has been a visiting professor at UCLA where she has taught a preparatory class using non-traditional teaching methods.


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