Pky*Chemical Properties in Practice

This course focuses on chemistry and its applications to today's issues. Students will first become acquainted with the basic principles of chemistry including matter and its states, the atomic theory and thermodynamic theory, reactions and solutions, and equilibrium. They will gain an understanding of the relationship between these content and nuclear and organic issues facing today's technology. Finally, they will use this knowledge to explore many of the ways chemistry is used to balance the needs and wants of humanity with the stresses placed on the physical environment with an eye toward the application of green technology and providing the energy needed for a population becoming more technological each day. The major focus is laced on: content, analysis, interpretation and problem solving of today's issues.