Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry (with GOB ChemistryNow and InfoTrac)

Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry



  • Spencer L. Seager 
  • Michael R. Slabaugh 


  • Hardcover: 896 pages
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole; 5 edition (January 12, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 053439969X
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.8 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.31 pounds

Book Description 

Distinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager and Slabaugh's CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY: GENERAL, ORGANIC, and BIOCHEMISTRY, Fifth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new Companion Web Site, GOB ChemistryNow?. In addition to the many resources found in GOB ChemistryNow, this powerful new Web site contains questions modeled after the "Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams" and NCLEX-LPN "Certification Exams." The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style that provides lucid explanations. In addition, Seager and Slabaugh's CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY, Fifth Edition, provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. By demonstrating how this information will be important to a reader's future career and providing important career information online, the authors not only help readers to set goals but also to focus on achieving them. 

About the Author(s)

Spencer L. Seager is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he served as chemistry department chairman from 1969 until 1993. He teaches general and physical chemistry at the university and is also active in projects to help improve chemistry and other science education in local elementary schools. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry and Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from the University of Utah. Other interests include minor home repairs, working in the garden, listening to classical music, and walking for exercise. Michael R. Slabaugh is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he teaches the year-long sequence of General, Organic, and Biochemistry. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Purdue and his Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from Iowa State University. His interest in plant alkaloids led to a year of postdoctoral study in biochemistry at Texas A and M. His current professional interests are chemistry education and community involvement in science activities, particularly the State Science and Engineering Fair in Utah. He also enjoys the company of his family, hiking in the mountains, and fishing the local streams.  


it isn't the best, March 30, 2000 

This book have a traditional approach, dont take anything new. Your price is very high. 

Rating: 2.0 | Added on: 7 Dec 2006

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