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CHEM 272 Undergraduate Research in Chemistry • 6 Cr.

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Description:

This course is designed for students to get a head start into the field of fundamental and applied chemistry research by providing knowledge and experience using the scientific method to tackle real life problems. Topics include developing a question and hypothesis, designing an experiment, collecting data, drawing conclusions from findings and presenting research. Format includes lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM& 161 with a C or better, or instructor permission.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Conduct a literature search that demonstrates comprehension of the material
  • Identify a question and devise a hypothesis by reading scientific journal articles and other technical literature
  • Maintain a scientific notebook and demonstrate good lab practices
  • Use field sampling equipment and/or analytical laboratory techniques for designing and carrying out research using standard methods when appropriate
  • Analyze and interpret data using statistical techniques and error analysis
  • Conduct a scientific study and present research in writing or orally

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3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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