Chemistry Matters - Textbook (old)

Chemistry Matters - Textbook (old)

by Tan Yin Toon, et al.
Softcover Textbook, 452 pages
Current Retail Price: $29.00

Chemistry Matters meets the requirement of the latest GCE 'O' Level Chemistry syllabus specified by the Ministry of Education, Singapore. It is designed for effective concept development, reinforcement and extension.

Features of this Edition:

Inspires Learning

  • Real-life applications of Chemistry are showcased to make learning meaningful.
  • Comprehensive content is presented in a concise, visually appealing manner.
  • Hands-on and IT activities encourage students to work independently and extend their learning.

Enriches Understanding

  • Main ideas and key terms are clearly specified to help students focus on syllabus learning outcomes.
  • In-depth development of concepts allows students to extrapolate knowledge to apply to unfamiliar scenarios.
  • Sidebar notes in Chem-Aid correct students' misconceptions'.
  • End-of-section summaries and tests provide reinforcement.
  • Worked examples and practice questions guide students in applying the new concepts learnt.
  • Thought-provoking Link questions lead students to appreciate the themes that link different chapters.

Stimulates Thinking

  • Problems-solving questions based on everyday applications of Chemistry stimulate thinking and engage students' interest.
  • A variety of examination-style and data-based questions prepare students for the G.C.E. 'O' Level examination.

This textbook is supplemented by a Workbook designed for self-study. A Practical Book is also available that provides more avenues for inquiry-based learning. Although some of the experiments in it can be done at home, the publishers do not recommend it for home use due to safety issues and the expense and difficulty in obtaining some of the materials.

There are no answer keys in the Textbook.

Chemistry Matters Textbook

Chapter 1 Kinetic Particle Theory

Chapter 2 Measurement and Experimental Techniques

Chapter 3 Purification and Separation

Chapter 4 Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

Chapter 5 Atomic Structure

Chapter 6 Ionic Bonding

Chapter 7 Covalent and Metallic Bonding

Chapter 8 Writing Equations

Chapter 9 The Mole

Chapter 10 Chemical Calculations

Chapter 11 Acids and Bases

Chapter 12 Salts

Chapter 13 Oxidation and Reduction

Chapter 14 Metals

Chapter 15 Electrolysis

Chapter 16 The Periodic Table

Chapter 17 Energy Changes

Chapter 18 Speed of Reaction

Chapter 19 Ammonia

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