Book Description: Meets All California State Standards! Glencoe California Chemistry: Matter and Change combines the elements students need to succeed! A comprehensive course of study designed for a first-year high school chemistry curriculum, this program incorporates features for strong math support and problem-solving development. Promote strong inquiry learning with a variety of in-text lab options, including Discovery Labs, MiniLabs, Problem-Solving Labs, and ChemLabs (large- and small-scale), in addition to Forensics, Probeware, Small-Scale, and Lab Manuals. Provide simple, inexpensive, safe chemistry activities with Try at Home labs. Unique to Glencoe, these labs are safe enough to be completed outside the classroom and are referenced in the appropriate chapters!