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CUSA1041 Essentials of Organic Chemistry 有机化学精华

Introduction:

This course aims at introducing the essential concepts of organic chemistry and how it is closely related to our daily life. Students will learn the fundamental knowledge of organic chemistry with a particular emphasis on stereochemistry. Through lectures and video demonstration of important principles and interesting experiments, students will be introduced to lab techniques/instrumentation and scientific methods in organic chemistry. Students can therefore gain appreciation of the daily practice of a synthetic organic chemist in a university setting.

本课程旨在介绍有机化学的精华和这一学科与我们日常生活的紧密联系。学生将学习有机化学的基本知识及立体化学的专题讨论。通过讲座及视频演示的方式对重要的化学原理以及实验操作进行展示,学生将学到有机化学的实验技术、仪器和科学方法,从而接触到有机合成化学家在大学里的日常工作。

 

Organising units:
  • Department of Chemistry, CUHK
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Category:   Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Gain fundamental knowledge of organic chemistry as well as appreciation of the important roles of organic chemists in our society.
  2. Learn basic experimental techniques in organic chemistry in a university research laboratory setting.
Learning Activities:
  1. Lectures
  2. Lab
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
Assessment:
  1. Short answer test or exam
  2. Lab reports
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  1
* Certificate or letter of completion will be awarded to students who attain at least 75% attendance and pass the assessment (if applicable)
 
Expected applicants:   Students who are promoting to or studying S4-S6
Organising period:   Summer 2016; Summer 2017; Summer 2018; Summer 2019; Summer 2020