Angus Carmichael studied Chemistry at Oxford University earning MChem and DPhil qualifications. He spent three years teaching GCSE, A-Level and Scottish Higher Level Chemistry in Edinburgh (Merchiston Castle School) and fulfilled the requirements of his UK teaching license. Following this he moved to an international school in Tanzania (International School of Tanganyika) for four years to teach the International Baccalaureate program; MYP Science, Theory of Knowledge, SL and HL Chemistry.
He then accepted a post in Malaysia (International School of Kuala Lumpur) where he continued to teach IB Chemistry and also assist students preparing for the AP exams. He became an assistant moderator of Internal Assessment practical work.
He currently lives in Aberdeen with his lovely wife and two young children where he works as an IBDP Chemistry teacher at the International School of Aberdeen.
This second edition covers the topics met in high school chemistry courses. The succinctly written units contain comprehensive explanations supported by diagrams and worked examples. The final section of the book holds useful reference material for experimental work and offers guidance on how to write laboratory reports. Also included are practice questions with solutions and a glossary of terms.