Atoms First General Chemistry
Atoms First General Chemistry

Atoms First General Chemistry

Lead Author(s): Greg Domski

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This book helps students understand atoms, ions, and molecules conceptually before they encounter the topics of stoichiometry, kinetics, and thermodynamics.

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Key features in this textbook

Atoms First Chemistry engages students with all different learning styles, offering plentiful visuals, instructional videos and interactive simulations.
Built-in assessment questions embedded throughout chapters so students can read a little, do a little, and test themselves to see what they know!
Include a comprehensive test bank with 50+ questions per chapter.

Comparison of General Chemistry Textbooks

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Top Hat

Greg Domski, et.al, “Atoms First General Chemistry”, Only One Edition needed

McGraw-Hill

Julia Burdge, et.al, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd Edition

Nelson Education

Zumdahl, et al, Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

$323.33

Hardcover print text only

$138.95

E-book

Always up-to-date content, constantly revised by community of professors

Content meets standard for American Government. Constantly revised and updated by a community of professors with the latest content

In-Book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Only available with supplementary resources at additional cost

Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

Built-in interactive assessment questions

Assessment questions with feedback embedded throughout textbook

All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Top Hat

Greg Domski, et.al, “Atoms First General Chemistry”, Only One Edition needed

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

McGraw-Hill

Julia Burdge, et.al, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd Edition

$106.20

E-book

Nelson Education

Zumdahl, et al, Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

$65.99

E-book

Always up-to-date content, constantly revised by community of professors

Constantly revised and updated by a community of professors with the latest content

Top Hat

Greg Domski, et.al, “Atoms First General Chemistry”, Only One Edition needed

McGraw-Hill

Julia Burdge, et.al, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd Edition

Nelson Education

Zumdahl, et al, Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

In-book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Top Hat

Greg Domski, et.al, “Atoms First General Chemistry”, Only One Edition needed

McGraw-Hill

Julia Burdge, et.al, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd Edition


Nelson Education

Zumdahl, et al, Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

Top Hat

Greg Domski, et.al, “Atoms First General Chemistry”, Only One Edition needed

McGraw-Hill

Julia Burdge, et.al, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd Edition

Nelson Education

Zumdahl, et al, Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach


All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Top Hat

Greg Domski, et.al, “Atoms First General Chemistry”, Only One Edition needed

McGraw-Hill

Julia Burdge, et.al, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd Edition

Nelson Education

Zumdahl, et al, Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach

About this textbook

Lead Authors

Greg Domski, Ph.DAugustana College, Illinois

Greg Domski received his M.S (2005) and Ph.D (2008) in Inorganic chemistry from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. He is currently an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Augustana College in Illinois, teaching General, Organic and Inorganic chemistry. His research interest include the development of novel binuclear donor-functionalized N-heterocyclic carbene transition metal complexes for transfer hydrogenation catalysis and the development of transition metal-based olefin polymerization catalysts. Greg also works closely with his students in developing their research and presenting their findings.

Contributing Authors

Sam AlvaradoUniversity of Wisconsin – River Falls

Ginger ReddNorth Carolina A&T State University

Amanda WilmsmeyerAugustana College

Henry KurtzUniversity of Memphis

Brad WileOhio Northern University

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