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CHEM 1007- Chemistry in the Kitchen for Sustainability (Juszczak): Unit 4

OER alternative textbook for Chemistry 1007 providing the basic understanding of chemistry and physical processes in the context of food chemistry, metabolism and cooking.

About Unit 4: Acids and Bases, Culinary Reactions

Chapter 6, McGraw Hill

  • What is an acid? What is a base? Intro, 6.1 - .2 Neutralization, introducing pH 6.3 - .4
  • Culinary Reactions: Chapter 12, Acids and Bases (pp 187-196; pdf)
  • The nitrogen cycle: source of amino acids for proteins, 6.9

UC Davis Libretext for Unit 3

The following chapters from An Introductory Chemistry Libretexts Textmap organized around the textbook Introductory Chemistry by Nivaldo Tro 

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Balancing Chemical Reactions, Ch. 4

Acids and Bases, Ch. 14

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