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CUSA1091 Artistic and Colourful Chemistry 色彩斑斓的化学世界
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(Last update on: 4 March 2021)

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Key facts for Summer 2021:

Date:   10 – 12, 13* August 2021 (18 Hours)
Time:   9:00am – 12:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Teaching Platform:   Face to Face  (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) #
Enrollment:   25
Expected applicants:   Students who are promoting or studying S3-S6
Tuition Fee:   HKD 3,380.00
Lecturer:   Dr. Sam Chun Kit HAU (Department of Chemistry, CUHK)
* This date is reserved for make-up classes in case there is any cancellation of classes due to unexpected circumstances.
# This course is offered face-to-face lessons at CUHK campus. It may switch to online teaching in accordance with the pandemic development and the policy of the university.



Introduction:

This course combines the disciplines of science and culture, and aims to provide students with fundamental understanding on the nature of science and their influences on our culture and daily life.

This course aims to provide students, who have a knowledge of the principles of chemistry, an overview on the mechanism of perceiving colors, the production of various classes of dyes and pigments, including their corresponding applications. Graphics, demonstrations, and project presentations are the major elements of interactive learning environment in this course.

本课程将结合科学与文化的内容,目的让学生对基础自然科学有更深入认识和了解,以至科学对日常生活和文化的影响。

本课程冀让对化学有基拙理解的学生们明白颜色接收的基理,不同类型染料和颜料的制作以及其相应的应用。本课程会以不同的图片,示范,小组专题研习及报告的形式以达至互动的学习环境和气氛。

 

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. Explain the origin and development of scientific discoveries and their influences on our culture, health, and daily life.
  2. Compare and describe both the positive and adverse impacts of science developments on human welfares.
  3. Categorize and evaluate their viewpoints on how scientific advancements intersect human culture, health, and daily life.
Learning Activities:
  1. Lectures
  2. Exercise and Assignment
  3. Lab
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
Assessment:
  1. Short answer test or exam
  2. Lab reports
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  1.25
* 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 or studying S3-S6
Organising period:   Summer 2021
Application method:   SAYT Online application