This course explores the world of chemistry--the study of the composition of substances and the changes they undergo. Students find ways chemists touch their lives in areas such as medicine, transportation, clothing, cosmetics, art, and industry. The topics included in this semester are:
Naming, and writing formulas
The ability to extract information from the Periodic Table of Elements
Writing and balancing chemical equations
Using the chemical equation to solve problems concerning amounts of material
volumes of gases
Energy requirements for chemical reactions to occur.
Staley, D., Wilbraham, A., Waterman, E. (2015). Texas Chemistry Boston, MA: Pearson. ISBN 0133262510
This digital textbook can only be purchased through the TTU K-12 partner bookstore. You can find the link to the bookstore in the Current Students section of the "http://www.depts.ttu.edu/k12/" TTU K-12 website. Once you have purchased the digital textbook, you will receive a username and password via email.
Additionally, you will need an online account at "http://www.pearsonrealize.com" Pearson Realize in order to access your textbook, course videos, the learning activities, and other online resources.
If you would like a printed book, you can purchase the optional printed text:
Staley, D., Wilbraham, A., Waterman, E. (2015). Texas Chemistry Boston, MA: Pearson. ISBN 0-328-76346-2
Please note that you will not be able to access any of the digital resources if you purchase only the printed textbook.