A refreshingly humorous but thorough ancillary guide to general chemistry from the author of the bestselling "The Cartoon Guide to Physics" and "The Cartoon Guide to Genetics."
"The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry," a collaboration between pre-eminent scientist Professor Craig Criddle of Stanford University and cartoonist Larry Gonick, is a complete and up-to-date course in college level chemistry. In an engaging and humorous graphic style, the book covers both the history and the basics, including early ideas and techniques, electrochemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, physics as chemistry; and much more.
o Ideal for advanced high school students, university students and independent learners.
o o Larry Gonick's bestselling Cartoon Guide series, comprised of eleven books, have sold more than a half a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages.
o Teachers, researchers, and students around the world have embraced Larry Gonick's unique ability to make difficult subjects fun, interesting and easy-to-understand while still relaying the essential information in a clear, organized and accurate format. In 2003 Larry Gonick won the Harvey Award for the year's best graphic album of original material for The Cartoon History of the Universe III. The prestigious award, named for Mad pioneer Harvey Kurtzman is considered to be the Oscar of the comic-book world.
Series: Cartoon Guide Series
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
For Grades: 8 - 12
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st May 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 18.7
Weight (kg): 0.35