CHEM 5450 Independent Development of Laboratory Curriculum Materials

Minimum 6 hours conference and independent work; 2 credits

This course is intended for students enrolled in the B.A. degree program in adolescence education: chemistry teacher. Students will develop a laboratory experiment suitable for a high school or college course in chemistry chosen to satisfy a set of learning objectives identified by the instructor. The student will search the educational literature to identify good candidate procedures, test and modify procedures to ensure they are suitable for the specific application, and prepare written materials for students and instructors who would be conducting the experiment in a laboratory classroom. The student will also complete a module on laboratory safety.

Prerequisite: Minimum 6 credits in advanced laboratory coursework and permission of the instructor and chairperson.


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