Fourth Edition   ©2019

Investigating Chemistry

Introductory Chemistry From A Forensic Science Perspective

Matthew Johll (Illinois Valley Community College)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-07946-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-07946-8; Format: Cloth Text, 496 pages

How Chemistry helps solve crimes.

Johll Investigating Chemistry uses forensic science as a framework to teach chemistry.  The inherently fascinating topics of crime and criminal investigations serve as context to teach fundamental chemistry concepts to non-science majors. Capitalizing on student interest in this compelling topic, Johll is able to make learning chemistry exciting and accessible.  Each chapter is driven by a case study with details from a real crime scenario, providing an investigative approach to learning chemistry concepts..

The new fourth edition of Investigating Chemistry will include:

  • new content featuring fresh chapter-opening case studies for four chapters.
  • media tools focused on a few key resources that address engagement and reading support, including videos of current events and real-world applications, and LearningCurve reading quizzes. 
  • VitalSource e-book.