Preliminary Course "Chemistry for Agricultural and Nutrition Sciences"

This course is for incoming students in Agricultural Sciences and Nutrition and Food Sciences who had little or no exposure to chemistry in their final years of high school. The preliminary course highlights essential issues in chemistry, making it easier for students to tackle the chemistry-related aspects of their degree programs.

Course description

This course is for incoming students in Agricultural Sciences and Nutrition and Food Sciences who had little or no exposure to chemistry in their final years of high school. The preliminary course highlights essential issues in chemistry, making it easier for students to tackle the chemistry-related aspects of their degree programs.

Topics:

  • Basic concepts of chemistry: atomic structure, elements, molecules, formulas, mole, concentrations, stoichiometry, phases, solutions; differences between chemistry and physics
  • Types of chemical compounds: ionic compounds, covalent compounds, metallic compounds
  • Types of reactions: acid-base reactions, redox reactions, solubility; the chemical equilibrium; energy conversion.
  • Agricultural Sciences (Teaching Degree)
  • Agricultural Sciences (BSc)
  • Nutrition Science and Home Economics (Teaching Degree)
  • Nutrition and Food Sciences (BSc)

01.

Dates and locations

Monday, Oct 19, 2020 to Friday, Oct 23, 2020

  • Lecture: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Tutorials: 2 hours at noon or in the afternoon

Lectures and tutorials are offered online. After registering for this course, you will receive more information on PreCampus in time before the course begins.

02.

Instructor

Dr. Benno Zimmermann

03.

Information

Jip Feldman

vorkurse.mnf@uni-bonn.de


Registration

Registration for this course starts on August 1, 2020. 

Questions and answers

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