Gen Chem Non-Sci

This course for non-science majors is designed to help students understand some basic chemistry concepts and get a feel for "thinking like a chemist." It explores how chemical analysis can be used to determine the composition of materials and the scope and limitations of current chemical analysis technology. Examples will be taken from efforts to deal with the presence of arsenic or other potentially harmful substances in food or the environment. The math used is mostly arithmetic. Use of library resources to learn about scientific research. (Gen.Ed. PS)

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Chemistry
Number: 
CHEM 101
Semester: 
Winter 2021
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 to Friday, December 11, 2020