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Course level: Undergraduate
This course will examine the basic principles of chemistry conceptually and specifically. The course will apply chemical concepts to address relevant issues ranging from atomic structure and chemical reactions to organic and biological chemistry. The course topics include matter and energy, chemical bonding, intermolecular forces, chemical equilibrium, and nuclear, organic, and biological chemistry. Students will apply these concepts using practical examples, facilitated discussions, and experiments conducted through a virtual laboratory.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
In this course you learn to:
- Describe the nature of matter at the atomic scale.>
- Describe the conservation and transfer of energy between objects and their environments.
- Explain changes in matter and mass in a context of chemical reactions.