Get Ahead in ... CHEMISTRY

By Tom Whipple

Illustrated by James Davies

Get Ahead in Chemistry covers the essentials for GCSE science in a book you can start and finish – without falling asleep in the middle!

Tom Whipple, Science Editor at the Times, covers all the core topics for GCSE Chemistry in a witty, accessible narrative: atomic structure and the periodic table, the properties of matter, chemical and energy changes, organic chemistry, chemical analysis and the atmosphere. Each section includes a bullet-summary and, for curious minds and clever-clogs, bonus mini-chapters exploring fascinating but extra-curricular science... Everything from entropy to the laws of thermodynamics. Focusing on the world's very silliest science, this is one of the first in a fresh, funny and much-needed series of study-aids.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 12+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406388251
  • Published: 02 Apr 2020
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 240

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'An extract from Get Ahead in … Chemistry was featured in The Time’s and The Irish Times’ new series ‘Homeschooling for Adults’.' The Times

'This witty and accessible guide covers all the core topics.' Sunday Express (S Magazine)

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