Introductory Chemistry
Introductory Chemistry

Introductory Chemistry

Lead Author(s): Jennifer Donovan

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"Introductory chemistry features over 750 interactive questions and solution keys to include basic math review for intro level students. The course includes embedded videos, virtual and kitchen chemistry labs with related assessment of labs, automatic grading and can be customized for specific course use."

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Key features in this textbook

Introductory Chemistry includes text-based, integrated, homework, and lab-based questions where students can immediately attempt a question and see if their response is correct.

Built-in assessment questions embedded throughout chapters along with hints and solutions for math-based questions as well as a discussion area for peer to peer interaction.

Each chapter comes with interactive questions, videos and eye-catching visuals. Easily accessed on any internet-enabled device for lifetime access; students no longer need to carry heavy textbooks around campus.

Comparison of Introductory Chemistry Textbooks

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Top Hat

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

Package: $242.67

Does not include labs or interactive practice problems

Package: $213.32

Does not include labs or interactive practice problems

Package: $258.13

With Mastering Chemistry access for course only, does not include labs

Always up-to-date content

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

Only available with supplementary resources at additional cost

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

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Package: $242.67

Does not include labs or interactive practice problems

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Package: $213.32

Does not include labs or interactive practice problems

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

Package: $258.13

With Mastering Chemistry access for course only, does not include labs

Always up-to-date content

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

Top Hat

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

In-book Interactivity

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

Top Hat

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

Customizable

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

Top Hat

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

Built-in Interactive Assessment Questions

Assessment questions with feedback embedded throughout textbook

Top Hat

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

All-in-one Platform

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

Top Hat

Introductory Chemistry
(only one edition needed)

McGraw

Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms Approach
(1st edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking
(7th edition)

Pearson

Introductory Chemistry
(6th edition)

About this textbook

Lead Author

Jennifer Donovan Ma.ED, M.S, Ph.D.Arizona State University

Jennifer Donovan is an innovative professor from Arizona State University. She has 19 years of experience working with at-risk and under-represented populations at both the high school and the university level. She has been an integral part of online curriculum for Arizona State University and always strives to keep updated on the best pedagogical practices to help reach students that struggle with math. Dr. Donovan currently serves as a Lecturer and has also published and presented on cutting-edge educational practices.



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Table of Contents

Part I: Chemistry Basics

Chapter 1: Numbers in Chemistry

Chapter 2: Matter and Atoms in Chemistry

Chapter 3: Molecules, Compounds, and their Composition

Part II: Chemistry Reactions 

Chapter 4: Chemical Reactions

Chapter 5: Stoichiometry

Chapter 6: Bonding

Part III: Chemistry Properties

Chapter 7: Gas Laws

Chapter 8: Solutions

Chapter 9: Acids and Bases