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PDP0807-202107-01 Introduction to Chemistry is a Course

PDP0807-202107-01 Introduction to Chemistry

Time limit: 92 days

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Instructors: J. Smeltz and A. Knight & Pierpaolo Morgante

Course Description: Foundations of modern chemistry as a preparatory for first-year General Chemistry college class

Course Schedule and Contact Hours:

June 22-July 31, 2020 (2nd 6-week summer term)

Total Contact Hours: 36

  • Course Schedule: June 22-July 31, 2020
  • Virtual Sessions: 9:00-10:30AM, Monday through Thursday
  • Enrichment Activities/Optional Virtual Sessions: Friday (schedule TBA)
    • Meeting with STEM faculty from Florida Tech
    • Career panel with STEM professionals from Collins Aerospace
    • Career panel with STEM professionals from Leonardo DRS
    • Tips on success in academia and beyond
  • Instructors: Pierpaolo Morgante, Dr. Jessica Smeltz and Dr. Andy Knight
  • Course Description: Covers the foundations of modern chemistry, focuses on tackling scientific problems with the eye of a chemist, and provides a hands-on (virtual) experience on how to collect data and write lab reports.
  • Course Outline:
    • Matter, Measurement and Problem Solving
    • Atoms and Elements
    • Molecules and Compounds
    • Chemical Reactions and Chemical Quantities
    • Intro to Solutions and Aqueous Reactions
    • How to collect data and write a (good) lab report