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by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh

Why do children resemble their parents and siblings? Introducing young readers to the fascinating world of genetics, this educational resource presents the main concepts of the science, including what a chromosome...

Molecules of an author in search of memory

by Dei, Luigi

Loosely based on Primo Levi’s The Periodic Table, the play has a Fahrenheit 451 setting. In a world without books or memory appears a common man, the Man in the street, with some heets of writing that he cannot...

A Simple Introduction to Chemistry

by Max William Parsonage

Those who are about to study chemistry for the first time would be helped by this book, as would those who have started their first chemistry course. This book would suit those studying chemistry 101, GCSE,...

Mad Professor: Concoct Extremely Weird Science Projects-Robot Food, Saucer Slime, Martian Volcanoes, and More

by Mark Frauenfelder

Within these tantalizing pages lie the keys to the mysteries of science. For here, in strange and delectable detail, are dozens of hitherto secret experiments for concocting slimes and putties, inventing miniature...

Why Is Milk White?: & 200 Other Curious Chemistry Questions

by Alexa Coelho & Simon Quellen Field

When it comes to chemistry, most kids have more questions than answers. Why do you get cavities when you eat too much sugar? How does sun block protect your skin from getting a sunburn? What makes soda so fizzy?...

Candy Experiments

by Loralee Leavitt

Candy is more than a sugary snack.  With candy, you can become a scientific detective. You can test candy for secret ingredients, peel the skin off candy corn, or float an "m" from M&M's. You can spread candy...

Amazing KITCHEN CHEMISTRY Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Cynthia Light Light Brown

In Amazing Kitchen Chemistry Projects You Can Build Yourself, kids ages 9 and up will experiment with kitchen materials to discover chemistry. Readers will learn about atoms, molecules, solids, liquids, gases,...

Chemistry: Investigate the Matter that Makes Up Your World

by Carla Mooney & Samuel Carbaugh

Have you ever wondered what makes up everything in the world around you? Or what exactly is the difference between solids, liquids, and gases? Have you wanted to know what causes two substances to react or change?...

Make: Fire: The Art and Science of Working with Propane

by Tim Deagan

Learn how to safely build projects that burn, poof, "boosh," and flare! This complete reference and hands-on guide to working with propane explains how to create a variety of flame effects projects that can...

Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate

by Anita Yasuda & Allison Bruce

How do scientists solve mysteries? With forensics! Every crime scene contains forensic evidence that helps investigators discover exactly what happened. Forensics is the science of gathering and examining information...

Junk Drawer Chemistry: 50 Awesome Experiments That Don't Cost a Thing

by Bobby Mercer

A children’s instructional book on how to use readily available materials to turn the house into a science lab


Science teacher Bobby Mercer provides readers with more than 50 great hands-on experiments...

Tinkering: Kids Learn by Making Stuff

by Curt Gabrielson

How can you consistently pull off hands-on tinkering with kids? How do you deal with questions that you can't answer? How do you know if tinkering kids are learning anything or not? Is there a line between fooling...

The Assignment of the Absolute Configuration by NMR Using Chiral Derivatizing Agents: A Practical Guide

by Jose M. Seco, Emilio Quinoa, Josi M. Seco & Emilio Quiqoa et al.

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR spectroscopy) is a research technique that uses the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei to determine physical and chemical properties of atoms or the molecules in...

The Polysiloxanes

by James E. Mark, Dale W. Schaefer & Gui Lin

Polysiloxanes are the most studied inorganic and semi-inorganic polymers because of their many medical and commercial uses. The Si-O backbone endows polysiloxanes with intriguing properties: the strength of...

Quality Assurance in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

by D. Brynn Hibbert

Analytical chemical results touch everyones lives can we eat the food? do I have a disease? did the defendant leave his DNA at the crime scene? should I invest in that gold mine? When a chemist measures something...

Data Analysis for Chemistry: An Introductory Guide for Students and Laboratory Scientists

by D. Brynn Hibbert & J. Justin Gooding

Chemical data analysis, with aspects of metrology in chemistry and chemometrics, is an evolving discipline where new and better ways of doing things are constantly being developed. This book makes data analysis...

Green Chemistry Using Liquid and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

by Joseph M. DeSimone & William Tumas

Chemists have been researching the potential of liquid and supercritical carbon dioxide for environmentally safe applications. This edited volume will cover the various applications of using these forms of carbon...

The Mechanisms of Reactions Influencing Atmospheric Ozone

by Jack G. Calvert, John J. Orlando, William R. Stockwell & Timothy J. Wallington

Ozone, an important trace component, is critical to life on Earth and to atmospheric chemistry. The presence of ozone profoundly impacts the physical structure of the atmosphere and meteorology. Ozone is also...

Write Like a Chemist: A Guide and Resource

by Marin Robinson, Fredricka Stoller, Molly Costanza-Robinson & James K. Jones

Write Like a Chemist is a unique guide to chemistry-specific writing. Written with National Science Foundation support and extensively piloted in chemistry courses nationwide, it offers a structured approach...

A Cubic Mile of Oil: Realities and Options for Averting the Looming Global Energy Crisis

by Hewitt Crane, Edwin Kinderman & Ripudaman Malhotra

One cubic mile of oil (CMO) corresponds very closely to the worlds current total annual consumption of crude oil. The worlds total annual energy consumption - from all energy sources- is currently 3.0 CMO. By...