The Focus On Middle School Chemistry Student Textbook introduces students to the essentials of chemistry. Students explore atoms and the periodic table, molecules, chemical reactions, acids and bases, neutralization reactions, mixtures and separating mixtures, energy molecules in food, polymers, proteins and nucleic acids, and more. The Focus On Middle School Chemistry Student Textbook has ten full-color chapters with many illustrations and includes a glossary and pronunciation guide at the back of the book. It is suitable for grades 5-8 and can be helpful as a supplemental textbook for high school. (Softcover 78 pages) Hardcover available ($20 upgrade)
Note: The Focus On Series is a one-semester introductory science curriculum that focuses on one science subject at a time. In this single subject curriculum students will gain a solid basic understanding of science concepts and terminology to prepare them for further study. For a more in-depth, yearlong curriculum, see our Building Blocks Series.