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CUSA3000 Chemistry and Biochemistry for Extended Science Research Projects 化学及生物化学:科学研究延伸课程

The course aims at helping students to learn the major concepts and methods of chemistry and biochemistry. Topics include simple organic chemistry, principles of molecular biology, scientific methods and skills for research. Students will gain hands-on experience of using modern technology such as infrared spectroscopy and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for running research projects.

本课程旨在帮助学生学习化学与生物化学的概念和方法。主题包括简单有机化学,分子生物学原理和科学偻究的方法与技巧。学生将亲身体验如何应用现代科技诸如红外光谱与聚合濲链反应(Polymearse Chain Reaction)技术在科学探究项目之应用。

 

Organising units:
  • School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, CUHK
  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, CUHK
Category:   Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to gain the knowledge of:
  1. Understand chemistry and biochemistry concepts for research project.
  2. Gain hands-on experience in doing real experiments.
  3. Gain concepts and skills to conduct independent research topics.
  4. Learn how to solve problems in research projects by scientific method.
Learning Activities:
  1. Lecture
  2. Laboratory Sessions
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
Assessment:
  1. Short answer test or exam
  2. Lab performance
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  4.5
* A certificate or letter of completion will be awarded to student upon completion.
 
Expected applicants:   S4-S5 who are interested in chemistry, biology and biochemistry
Organising period:   2016
Application Method:   SAYT Online application