• Chartwell Books
  • Published: 13th February 2018
  • Agent: James Wills

Armchair Chemistry: From Molecules to Elements: The Chemistry of Everyday Life

Joel Levy

Part of the Armchair series, Armchair Chemistry is a quick refresher course in how we survey of the science. It explains how we evolved from believing in alchemy to discovering modern chemical equations and goes into detail about the lives of the scientists that uncovered them.

Fascinating and interactive, this is ideal for the student brushing up on a subject or for as a clear and accessible companion for beginner’s and experts alike. It contains explanations of different chemical concepts, as well as profiles of key scientists and and their discoveries. It contains clear and concise explanations of different chemical concepts, as well as profiles of key scientists and their discoveries. A unique feature of the book is its simple, step-by-step exercises. Some of these have everyday applications, others are theoretical puzzles, but all are designed to challenge you and test your newly acquired knowledge.

The perfect companion for beginners and experts alike, Armchair Chemistry does not assume prior knowledge of the subject. It conveys the basic elements of chemistry in a way that is clear and accessible, no matter your level of ability.