International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Maria Chiara Montani, A brief history of chemistry

Activity by Martha Fabbri   |   added on Feb 11, 2011   |   Italy Official_iyc_logo

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This is a popular science book published by Sironi Editore in the series Galápagos. After a background in chemistry, the author Maria Chiara Montani was trained as a science communicator at the School in Science communication, Sissa-Isas, Trieste. She is currently working in school books publishing sector.

This is a popular science book published by Sironi Editore in the series Galápagos. It will appear in bookshops by the end of March, and in ebook format later on.

It is a fairly easy read, aimed at teachers and students, and at the general public. It covers the history of chemistry from the ancient Greeks till the present, with references to the humanistic and artistic influences of this discipline.

After a background in chemistry, the author Maria Chiara Montani was trained as a science communicator at the School in Science communication, Sissa-Isas, Trieste. She is currently working in school books publishing sector.


Topic: publications, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers
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