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

Hardcover | February 15, 1992

byBassam Z. Shakhashiri

not yet rated|write a review

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.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$51.08 online
$51.95 list price
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

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 demon...

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. 

other books by Bassam Z. Shakhashiri

Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 5: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry
Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 5: A Handbook for Teach...

Hardcover|Jan 11 2011

$58.49 online$58.50list price
Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 1: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry
Chemical Demonstrations, Volume 1: A Handbook for Teach...

Hardcover|May 15 1983

$51.94 online$51.95list price
see all books by Bassam Z. Shakhashiri
Format:HardcoverDimensions:318 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:February 15, 1992Publisher:University Of Wisconsin Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0299128601

ISBN - 13:9780299128609

Look for similar items by category:

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

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

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

Editorial Reviews

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