A student works all the problems at the end of each section if he reads the chapter twice.
A student is about to take the exam.
A student who reads the chapter two times and works all the problems at the end of each section uses self-testing to make connections between concepts and practicing retrieving information learned previously.
It is possible to strengthen connections between new and previously learned information.
There is a periodic table on the front cover.
Tables that summarize useful information are on the inside of the back cover.
Looking to the future.
When you are ready to read a section of the chapter, look at the section title and ask yourself a question.
Asking yourself questions about new topics builds new connections to what you've already learned.
What you know is what you need to learn.
Each of the odd-numbered problems is matched to the following even-numbered problem.
The answers to the odd-numbered problems are provided at the end of each chapter.
If the answers match yours, you will most likely understand the topic; if not, you need to study the section again.
Many of the figures and diagrams depict the atomic level of organization of ordinary objects, such as the atoms in aluminum foil.
The models show the concepts in the text and allow you to see them in a different way.
You will find several study aids at the end of each chapter.
Studying with a group can be beneficial to learning.
Students fill in gaps and correct misunderstandings in a group by teaching and learning together.
Peer correction is not allowed by studying alone.
Think about your approach to studying and learning chemistry as you embark on your journey into the world of chemistry.
Some of the ideas are in the following list.
There are ideas that will help you learn chemistry.