Supplements

Supplements for the Instructor

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Digital Content Manager

Electronic art at your fingertips! This cross-platform product provides you with artwork from the text in multiple formats. You can easily create customized classroom presentations, visually based tests and quizzes, dynamic content for a course website, or attractive printed support materials. Available on CD-ROM or DVD are the following resources:
  • Active Art Library These key art pieces—formatted as PowerPoint slides—illustrate difficult concepts in a step-by-step manner. The artwork is broken into small, incremental frames, allowing you to incorporate the pieces into your lecture in whatever sequence or format you desire.
  • PowerPoint Lecture Outlines Ready-made presentations—combining art and lecture notes—cover all of the chapters in the text. These lectures can be used as is or customized by you to meet your specific needs.
  • Art and Photo Library Full-color digital files of all of the illustrations and many of the photos in the text can be readily incorporated into lecture presentations, exams, or custom-made classroom materials.
  • Worked Example Library and Table Library Access the worked examples and visual tables from the text in electronic format for inclusion in your classroom presentations or materials.

Chemistry Animations DVD

This DVD contains more than 300 animations, several authored by Martin Silberberg. This easy-to-use DVD allows you to view the animations quickly and import them into PowerPoint to create multimedia presentations.

ARIS

McGraw-Hill’s Assessment, Review, and Instruction System for Principles of General Chemistry is a complete electronic homework and course management system, designed for greater ease of use than any other system available. Instructors can create and share course materials and assignments with colleagues with a few clicks of the mouse. Instructors can edit questions, import their own content, and create announcements and due dates for assignments. ARIS has automatic grading and reporting of easy-to-assign homework, quizzing, and testing. Once a student is registered in the course, all student activity within ARIS is automatically recorded and available to the instructor through a fully integrated grade book that can be downloaded to Excel. This book-specific website is found at www.mhhe.com/silberberg, and contains many useful tools for empowering both students and instructors.
  • Most assignments and questions are directly tied to text-specific materials in Principles of General Chemistry, but you can edit questions and algorithms, import your own content, and create announcements and due dates for assignments.
  • A secured Instructor Center stores your course materials, saving you preparation time.
  • ARIS provides you with access to these essential instructor resources for each chapter: PowerPoint lecture outlines, Instructor’s Manual, and animations.
  • ChemSkill Builder McGraw-Hill’s powerful electronic homework system, gives students the tutorial practice they need to master concepts covered in your general chemistry course. ChemSkill Builder contains more than 1500 algorithmically generated questions as well as interactive exercises, quizzes, animations, and study tools that correlate directly with each chapter of the text. A record of student work is maintained in an online gradebook so that homework can be easily assigned and factored into the course syllabus.

Course Management Software

With help from Blackboard or WebAssign, you can take complete control over your course content. These course cartridges also feature online testing and powerful student tracking. The Principles of General Chemistry Online Learning Center is available within either of these platforms. Contact your McGraw-Hill sales representative for more details.

Instructor’s Testing and Resource CD-ROM

This cross-platform CD-ROM includes the Instructor’s Solutions Manual, which provides all answers for the textbook’s end-of-chapter problems, and the Test Bank, which offers additional questions that can be used for homework assignments and/or exams; both are available in Word and PDF formats. The computerized Test Bank utilizes testing software to allow you to quickly create customized exams by sorting questions by format, editing existing questions, adding new ones, and scrambling questions for multiple versions of the same test.

Instructor’s Solutions Manual

By Patricia Amateis of Virginia Tech
This supplement contains complete, worked-out solutions for all the end-of-chapter problems in the text. It can be found on the Instructor's Testing and Resource CD-ROM (0-07-321148-6).

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Transparencies

This boxed set of 300 full-color transparency acetates features images from the text that are modified to ensure maximum readability in both small and large classroom settings.

Primis LabBase

By Joseph Lagowski of University of Texas at Austin
More than 40 general chemistry lab experiments are available in this database collection, some from the Journal of Chemical Education and others provided by Professor Lagowski, enabling you to create your own custom laboratory manual.

General Chemistry Laboratory Manual

By Petra A. M. van Koppen of University of California, Santa Barbara
This definitive lab manual for the two-semester general chemistry course contains 21 experiments that cover the most commonly assigned experiments for the introductory level.

Cooperative Chemistry Laboratory Manual

By Melanie Cooper of Clemson University
This innovative guide features open-ended problems designed to simulate experience in a research lab. Working in groups, students investigate one problem over a period of several weeks, thus completing three or four projects during the semester, rather than one preprogrammed experiment per class. The emphasis here is on experimental design, analysis, problem solving, and communication.

Learning Aids for Students

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ARIS for Principles of General Chemistry is your online source page for help. Text-specific features to complement and solidify lecture concepts include:
  • Online homework and quizzes (which are automatically graded and recorded for your instructor)
  • Study tools that relate directly to each chapter of the text

This book-specific website is found at www.mhhe.com/silberberg.

ChemSkill Builder, McGraw-Hill’s powerful electronic homework system, gives you the tutorial practice you need to master concepts covered in your general chemistry course. Chem Skill Builder contains more than 1500 algorithmically generated questions as well as interactive exercises, quizzes, animations, and study tools matched to each chapter of the text. A record of your work is maintained in an online gradebook so that your homework scores can be easily viewed.

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Student Solutions Manual

By Patricia Amateis of Virginia Tech
This supplement contains detailed solutions and explanations for all even-numbered problems in the main text.

Chemistry Resource Card

The resource card is a quick and easy source of information on general chemistry. Without having to consult the text, you have right at hand the periodic table and list of elements, tables for conversion factors, equilibrium and thermodynamic data, nomenclature, and key equations.

Student Study Guide

By Libby Weberg
This valuable ancillary is designed to help you recognize your learning style; understand how to read, classify, and create a problem-solving list; and practice problem-solving skills. For each section of a chapter, the author provides study objectives and a summary of the corresponding text. Following the summary are sample problems with detailed solutions. Each chapter has true-false questions and a self-test, with all answers provided at the end of the chapter.