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Introduction to Chemistry

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This is an introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts involved in chemical reactions, stoichiometry, the periodic table, periodic trends, nomenclature, and chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry as needed for many science, health, and policy professions.
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Rating 4.8 based on 71 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Starts Nov 11 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $49
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Instructor Prof. Dorian A. Canelas
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Language English
Subjects Science Engineering
Tags Chemistry Physical Science And Engineering

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high school in 7 reviews

This course brushes up some parts of what I have studied in my high school chemistry.

I almost entirely forgot chemistry I learned in a high school and I didn't like it, but now I feel I know something and I got interest in discipline - chemistry is exciting) There were couple minor mistakes in quizes (for example in one case the right answer was "aluminum sulfide" instead of "aluminium sulfide"), but they don't matter much.

I really did not understand it in high school since I had a first year teacher.

Loved all the lectures, It really helped me catching up my studies in high school.

I used it to prepare for a honors chemistry course I am taking in my sophomore year of high school.

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very good course in 4 reviews

It was a very good course, and I enjoyed it.

I find this course awesome for starters It's a very good course andclear teaching!

A very good course to review basic college chemistry, or to prepare for for taking a college course if High School chemistry was taken too long ago.

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prof. canelas in 4 reviews

I really enjoyed the way Prof. Canelas teaches.

Great Prof. Canelas gave understandable, interesting and not boring lectures.

Prof. Canelas' explanations are really easy to follow and gives you a great understanding of the subjects.

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enjoyed it in 4 reviews

I enjoyed it a lot!

The course is a great introduction into Chemistry and I really enjoyed it.

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very helpful in 3 reviews

I studied this course prior to a general course as part of a Physics Degree and it was very helpful.

This course was very helpful for my understanding of biology and physics related content.

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perfect for in 3 reviews

Initially I was overwhelomed by the amount of videos each week had but after all they were perfect for ensuring that the concepts were understood.

I did not take chemistry beyond GCSE level and this course was perfect for refreshing my basic knowledge and building upon it.

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Rating 4.8 based on 71 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Starts Nov 11 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University via Coursera
Instructor Prof. Dorian A. Canelas
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science Engineering
Tags Chemistry Physical Science And Engineering

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