Home » 2017/2018 GE Model » Science and Technology » GEST1016 / GEST023 – Mystery of Chemistry


Suggested Year of Study:Any
Duration:1 Semester
Credit Units:3
Offering Unit:IAPME


Medium of InstructionEnglish



Course Description

This course will describe a series of interesting stories about the birth, evolution, and important discovery of chemistry. Students will learn fundamental chemistry knowledge from interesting chemistry stories, discovery of chemistry mysteries, and through in-class fancy chemistry demonstrations. The course will also bring students to the frontier of modern chemistry researches which are closely related to our daily life.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

1. Get knowledge of important discoveries in chemistry historic development;

2. Identify the chemistry-related issues around us;

3. Develop their interests in chemistry and related science and technologies.