Chemistry

Abozenadah, H., Bishop, A., Bittner, S. and Flatt, P.M. (2018) Allied Health Chemistry. 

This text is in use at Western Oregon University. It can be freely accessed, shared under similar licensing, downloaded, and modified for non-commercial purposes such as university coursework.  The authors describe the resource as follows:

Welcome to the online text resource for CH103: Allied Health Chemistry.  The focus of this textbook is to introduce students to the foundations of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry and prepare students to be successful in health-related degree programs. The first part of the textbook focuses on the basic fundamentals of measurements in chemistry, the scientific method, an introduction into atoms, elements and trends of the periodic table.  The second part of the textbook focuses on chemical bond formation, stoichiometry and chemical reactions, an introduction to organic chemistry, and the relationship of concepts to biological systems is carried throughout the text with a focus on medical and health-related aspects.

It is available in a variety of file types at the link below this paragraph.

 

CH103: Allied Health Chemistry

Chemistry and the Environment

This text is in use at Western Oregon University. It can be freely accessed, shared under similar licensing, downloaded, and modified for non-commercial purposes such as university coursework. The authors describe the resource as follows:

The focus of this textbook is to introduce students to the foundations of General Chemistry and prepare students to be successful in the CH221-222-223 majors level chemistry series. The first part of the textbook focuses on the basic fundamentals of measurements in chemistry, the scientific method, an introduction into atoms, elements and trends of the periodic table.  The second part of the textbook focuses on ionic and covalent compounds and their nomenclature, an introduction to chemistry reactions, stoichiometry, and solutions chemistry. Within each chapter, there is also a section entitled ‘Focus on the Environment’ that provides students an opportunity to learn and engage with environmental issues and concerns in the context of scientific studies and chemistry concepts.  Within these sections are suggested written and discussion assignments that are appropriate for use in an introductory college-level course in chemistry

It is available in a variety of file types at the link below this paragraph.

 

CH104: Chemistry and the Environment

Consumer Chemistry – How Organic Chemistry Impacts our Lives

This text is in use at Western Oregon University. It can be freely accessed, shared under similar licensing, downloaded, and modified for non-commercial purposes such as university coursework. The authors describe the resource as follows:

Welcome to the online text resource for CH105: Consumer Chemistry.  The focus of this textbook is to introduce students to the fundamental applications of organic chemistry to society, technology, and the development of consumer products.  The first part of the textbook focuses on the basic fundamentals of measurements in chemistry, the scientific method, and an introduction into atoms and elements.  The second part of the textbook focuses on an introduction to organic chemistry  and how it is applied to our daily lives. Topics include fuels and energy, polymers, fertilizers, pesticides, food and food additives, household cleaners, cosmetics and personal care items, pharmaceuticals, and air and water pollution. Organic concepts covered include an introduction to intermolecular forces and solution dynamics, VESPR and molecular geometry, organic structure and basic chemical reactions.

It is available in a variety of file types at the link below this paragraph.

 

CH105: Consumer Chemistry

Preparatory Chemistry

This text is in use at Western Oregon University. It can be freely accessed, shared under similar licensing, downloaded, and modified for non-commercial purposes such as university coursework. The authors describe the resource as follows:

The focus of this textbook is to introduce students to the foundations of General Chemistry and prepare students to be successful in the CH221-222-223 majors level chemistry series. The first part of the textbook focuses on the basic fundamentals of measurements in chemistry, the scientific method, an introduction into atoms, elements and trends of the periodic table.  The second part of the textbook focuses on ionic and covalent compounds and their nomenclature, an introduction to chemistry reactions, stoichiometry, and solutions chemistry.

It is available in a variety of file types at the link below this paragraph.

 

CH150: Preparatory Chemistry

Chemistry: Atoms First 2e

This text is in use at Southern Oregon University. It can be freely accessed, shared, downloaded, and modified.  It is available in a variety of file types and with associated ancillary materials at the link below this paragraph. Additionally, it is available in the Open Textbook Library, where it has also undergone peer review. Click here to read those reviews.

https://openstax.org/details/books/chemistry-atoms-first-2e

How to be a Successful Organic Chemist by Alexander H. Sandtorv

This text is in use at Portland State University. It can be freely accessed, shared, downloaded, and modified for non-commercial purposes such as university coursework. The authors describe the resource as follows:

How to be a successful organic chemist is meant as an introductory text for undergraduates taking organic chemistry teaching labs. The text is a clear and practical introduction to safety, chemical handling, organic chemistry techniques, and lab reports.

It is available in a variety of file types at the link below this paragraph.

https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/pdxopen/16/

Biochemistry II Resources

These resources include a wide variety of ancillary resources and are in use at Western Oregon University. They can be freely accessed, shared under similar licensing, downloaded, and modified. The authors describe the resource as follows:

This course is designed for upper division undergraduate students that are interested in learning about how life works. It is highly recommended for students that are interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree in the medical sciences

They are available in a variety of file types at the link below this paragraph.

 

CH451 Biochemistry II – Student and Teacher Resources

OpenStax Chemistry

This text is in use at Eastern Oregon University. It can be freely accessed, shared, downloaded, and modified .  It is available in a variety of file types and associated ancillary materials at the link below this paragraph. Additionally, it is available in the Open Textbook Library, where it has also undergone peer review. Click here to read those reviews.

https://openstax.org/details/books/chemistry-2e

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