Table of contents for Chemistry / Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese.

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Introduction: 
welcome to 
Chemistry	1
CHAPTER 1: 
Atoms and Elements	5
 
	6	A theory of the Atom
	8	The Structure of the Atom 
	10	the Modern Atomic Theory
	12	The Periodic Table
	14	Metals, Nonmetals, 
		and Metalloids
	16	A Closer Look at the Metals
	18	A Closer Look at the Nonmetals 
		and MetalLoids
CHAPTER 2: 
Compounds	21
 
	22	Forming Ions
	24	Ionic Compounds
	26	Covalent Compounds
	28	Names, Symbols, and Formulas
	30	Electrons and Chemistry
	32	A Matter of Scale
	34	Substances and Mixtures
CHAPTER 3: 
Matter in All Its Forms 	37
	38	Solids and Liquids
	40	Gases and the Gas Laws
	42	Plasma-The Most Common State
	44	Water, A Necessary Compound
	46	Solutions
	48	It's All in the Electrons
CHAPTER 4: 
Chemical Changes	51
	52	Chemical Reactions
	54	Chemical Synthesis
	56	Combustion and Decomposition
	58	Oxidation and Reduction
	60	Acids and Bases
	62	Constantly Changing
CHAPTER 5: 
Energy	65
 
	66	Heat and Energy Transfer
	68	Getting Things Started: 
		Activation Energy
	70	Temperature Scales
	72	Energy from the Sun
	74	Fossil Fuels
	76	Electricity
	78	Using Electricity
	80	Alternative Fuels
CHAPTER 6: 
Inside the Atom	83
 
	84	Isotopes
	86	Radioactivity
	88	Nuclear Energy
	90	Radiometric Dating
	92	Nuclear Medicine
	94	Particle Accelerators
	96	Four Forces
	98	formation of the Elements
READY REFERENCE	100
	100	Famous Chemists
	102	Milestones in Chemistry
	106	the Periodic Table
	108	Inside the Atom
	110	Important Numbers
	112	Living Through Chemistry
CHAPTER 7: 
Materials	115
	116	Metals
	118	Alloys
	120	Ceramics and Glass 
	122	The Chemistry of Carbon
	124	Organic Chemicals
	126	Polymers
CHAPTER 8: 
Chemistry of Life	129
	130	Fundamental Chemicals 
		of Living Things
	132	Photosynthesis
	134	DNA and RNA
	136	Chemistry in Cells
	138	Enzymes
	140	Medicine
	142	Agricultural Chemicals
	144	Unwanted Effects
CHAPTER 9: 
Chemistry 
Surrounds Us 	147
	148	Chemistry in the Kitchen
	152	Color and Light
	154	Cosmetics and Perfumes
	156	Mixing it Up
	158	Acids, Bases, and Buffers
CHAPTER 10: 
Chemistry of the 
Environment	161
	162	Carbon and nitrogen Cycles
	164	Atmosphere, the Oceans, 
		and the Water Cycle
	166	Greenhouse Gases 
		and Ozone Layers
	168	Acid Rain
	170	Radioactive Waste
	172	Recycling
CHAPTER 11: 
Looking for Chemicals	175
 
	176	Spectroscopy
	178	Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and
		Magnetic Resonance Imaging
	180	Chromatography
	182	electron Microscopes
	184	Forensic Chemistry
	186	Mapping the Genome
CHAPTER 12: 
Where Do We 
Go From Here?	189
	190	Fuel Cells
	192	Nanotechnology
	194	Proteomics
	196	Genetic Engineering
	198	Advanced Materials
	200	Drug Design
202	 Glossary
206 	Further Reading
208	 At the Smithsonian
210	 Index
218	 Acknowledgments & Picture Credits

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chemistry.