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This is a report on scores for the first three in-class and take-home quizzes. As I’m sure you realize (and as I have been warning since the beginning of the semester), the material covered by quiz #3 was substantially more … finish reading Quiz Scores from Quizzes #1-3
As you learned in Hum 110, the ancients were well-acquainted with the ever-changing fortunes of humanity. One day we are raised up, the next day we trip and fall, and who knows what the future will bring? Perhaps the future … finish reading How to Access Financial Assistance
The first 5 or 6 weeks of Chem 201 races through a lot of material you covered in Chem 101/102. In particular, we discuss, how molecules are held together (101/102 – atomic structure, electrons, bonds, orbitals) how to draw and … finish reading Summer Suggestion #1. Review key topics from Chem 101/102
Organic chemistry is, despite what you may have heard, pretty much the same everywhere, whether MIT or Portland Community College. The courses that science majors and pre-meds take are 2 semesters (3 quarters) long and rely on a commercially produced … finish reading Summer Suggestion #3 – Study Organic Chemistry
General anesthetics, the chemicals that temporarily ‘put you under,’ have transformed surgery, but doctors and scientists are still learning how these chemicals work.
I saw this article (C&ENews, 12 Oct 2015, p. 38) about the molecules that make Halloween pumpkins look and taste and smell the way they do:
You can buy a new molecular model kit from the Chemistry Stockroom ($20), but you have other choices (learn more here), and used model kits are often available at reduced prices from students who have no more use for them. … finish reading Would you buy a used model kit from this dog?
I received this message from Kristin Bott in CUS. She’s been gathering data about your clickers and she NEEDS YOUR HELP. Read on, Good afternoon, Chem 201! A high-five to the 30 of you who have currently registered your clickers. … finish reading Buy, Register (and Bring) Your Clicker
A college education is all about opening minds. Even when I am presented with two open pathways for growth, the possibility that a life-changing experience lies behind the red door dictates that I open it as well, right?… Continue reading