Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 4: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry by Bassam Z. ShakhashiriChemical Demonstrations, Volume 4: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry by Bassam Z. Shakhashiri

Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 4: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry

byBassam Z. Shakhashiri

Hardcover | February 15, 1992

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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.

Bassam Z. Shakhashiri is 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. 
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Title:Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 4: A Handbook for Teachers of ChemistryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:318 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:February 15, 1992Publisher:University Of Wisconsin Press

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ISBN - 10:0299128601

ISBN - 13:9780299128609

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Table of Contents

10. Clock Reactions
11. Electrochemistry: Batteries, Electrolytic Cells, and Plating

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"WOW! . . . HOW?" your students will exclaim when you present the demonstrations in the acclaimed Chemical Demonstrations Volumes 1–4.