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)

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Dates and locations

Monday, Oct 04, 2021 to Friday, Oct 08, 2021

    02.

    Instructor

    Dr. Benno Zimmermann

    03.

    Information

    Jip Veldman

    vorkurse.mnf@uni-bonn.de


    Registration

    Registration for this course starts on August 1, 2020. 

    Questions and answers

    Do you have questions? We already have many answers for you!

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