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Life of Fred Chemistry
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Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt
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Your favorite math prodigy is diving in to the subject of Chemistry. In Life of Fred Chemistry, join Fred as he explores the periodic table, supervise high school lab experiments, learn to weigh helium, and more!

For more fun-filled books on your favorite character, visit the Life of Fred page!  

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Product Description

Who is it for?

High Schoolers

Why buy?

Life of Fred fans can keep using Fred through their teenage years!

What is included?

Fred and Chemisttry

Follow Fred as he...

  • Uses high school chemistry lab tools to calculate the weight of helium

  • Determines absolute zero

  • Works with the periodic table

  • and covers other high school chemistry lab experiments all included in this book!

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Are there experiments in this book?

Asked by a Homeschooler on July 9th, 2016 (Edited)

No, Life of Fred is a story-based approach to teaching concepts.

Answered by Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt on July 11th, 2016 (Edited)

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  • Easy to follow!
    Mar 01, 2016

    We love how things are introduced and used in storied. Life of Fred books are a genius way to learn! I feel like my kids educations have been enriched with these books!

    Amanda W - Homeschooler - Member Since April 2015
  • Simply Science
    Mar 01, 2016

    Self-paced and easy to understand. Love all LoF books!

    Angel S - Homeschooler, Parent - Member Since October 2015
  • Never been more excited to read a Chemistry book.
    Oct 20, 2015

    Here are the first 20 chapters that he covers
    exponents, atoms, conversion factors, mass vs. weight, Avogadro's number, Kelvin scale, atomic number, isotopes, compounds, noble gasses, finding the atomic mass, early chemistry, oxidation numbers, balancing equation (my favorite), and a ton more that he applies to the story.

    Tammy L - Teacher - Member Since July 2015

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The Life of Fred contains fun stories about a child prodigy math genius your students can follow along as he gives real-world examples of everything from math to language arts. In the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series, your students will learn everything from telling time, division, beginning algebra, and more!


You can purchase one book at a time or the entire set at a discounted price! Order more as their skills progress such as the Life of Fred Intermediate Series that incorporate biology, physics, and economics using pre-algebra formulas.


The stories carry on through the exercises, and many of the books have a series of quizzes that bridge them to the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.

Written by Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, these affordable books were designed to keep your students engaged in math while also following along a storyline. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches concepts that can be applied using real-world examples. Find out more by reading this blog post!


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