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Easy Elective? Yes!
Prof Quality 5 / 5 for Bohne
Course Description: from http://web.uvic.ca/calendar2014-09/CDs/CHEM/300A.html
Intended for a broad audience, including nonscientists. Not intended for those students (Chemistry majors and others) with a strong Chemistry background. Familiarizes students with chemistry as experienced in daily life. Covers subjects such as food, drugs, materials, personal care products, energy and pollution. The choice of topics will be influenced by current controversial aspects of chemistry. Discussions will emphasize how to obtain and apply information in order to reach informed decisions on topics where chemistry plays a role.
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
“No exams, no tests, no lab! Simply work in groups on papers, which are about explaining a chemistry topic to a public audience. The prof even edits your draft papers before you submit the final version for marks.”