Faculty of Arts and Science – Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemistry: Atoms First
This OpenStax textbook was developed with chemistry professors and a pedagogical approach, with Chemistry OpenStax as the foundation. As the name suggests, this text uses an “atoms first” approach to the subject which involves the introduction of atomic and molecular structure at the beginning of the course material. This text has been successfully adopted.
Includes: instructor resources, exercises, solutions, simulations, and summaries.
This text was the precursor to the Atoms First book. This text covers the same concepts but through a different approach. This resource has been successfully adopted and adapted.
Includes: instructor resources, student resources, applications, summaries, exercises, and solutions.
Introductory Chemistry – First Canadian Edition
This text is an adaptation of David W. Ball’s Introductory Chemistry open textbook that was developed by a chemistry professor at Vancouver Island University as part of the B.C. Open Textbook Project. This text has been successfully adopted and includes over 20 additional sections.
Includes: instructor resources, exercises, solutions, examples, and summaries.
Chemistry: The Central Science (Map)
This LibreText resource follows the published Chemistry: The Central Science textbook by Brown et al. but is under a Creative Commons license.
Includes: exercises, solutions, summaries, and simulations.
The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
This peer-reviewed open textbook was developed to suit a one-semester General, Organic and Biological Chemistry course.
Includes: Test questions following examples, end-of-chapter exercises.