CHEM 100G Molecules that Changed the World

CHEM 100G | ARTS, B&E, EDUSW, LC | Summer School 2017 | City Campus | 15 points


The impact of chemistry on the modern world will be explored by focusing on the stories of specific molecules, including:

  • Penicillin
  • DDT
  • Nylon

We will investigate:

  • Their discovery
  • The underlying chemical principles that explain their behaviour
  • Their impact on our lives including social and scientific issues that arise from their use
  • Their likely impact on the future


Coursework and examination

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