ERIC Number: EJ638074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Environmental Chemistry in the Undergraduate Laboratory.
Wenzel, Thomas J.; Austin, Rachel N.
Environmental Science and Technology, v35 n15 p326A-31A Aug 2001
Discusses the importance of environmental chemistry and the use of laboratory exercises in analytical and general chemistry courses. Notes the importance of lab work in heightening student interest in coursework including problem-based learning in undergraduate curricula, ready adaptability of environmental coursework to existing curricula, and the value of environmental investigations for their inherent complexity. Describes instructional approaches used at several universities and colleges. (PVD)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Course Content, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Relevance (Education), Science Curriculum, Science Laboratories, Undergraduate Study
American Chemical Society, 1155 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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