Chemistry is all around us! Arouse your students' interest in chemistry by discussing topics and doing experiments to which they can relate. This unique and popular book provides chemical information needed to understand the safety and efficiency of everyday products and processes. Some of the topics and experiments included involve the chemistry of household cleaners, swimming pools, insect repellents, cosmetics and radiation. This book is a must for all chemistry teachers. It will answer many "how and why'' questions you and your students might have about the chemistry of everyday life. Appendices,index, and glossary. 1998, 588 pages, 7" x 9½", soft cover.