Maintaining the clear, approachable writing style characteristic of author Karen Timberlake, Basic Chemistry , Fourth Edition, adds to its suite of problem-solving tools and techniques necessary for success in chemistry. Engaging new features such as end-of-section Math Practice problems, video tutorials and Math Review Modules allow readers to practice and master quantitative skills.
Popular features, including “Combining Ideas” sections and end-of-chapter questions, have also been strengthened and expanded. Modern real-world applications help students connect chemical principles to events in their world, while stories involving careers illustrate the importance of chemistry in future careers.
Professor Timberlake belongs to numerous science and educational organizations including the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). She was the Western Regional Winner of Excellence in College Chemistry Teaching Award given by the Chemical Manufacturers Association. In 2004, she received the McGuffey Award in Physical Sciences from the Text and Academic Authors Association for her textbook Chemistry: