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Chemistry 105 Fundamentals of Chemistry

For CEM 105 class discussion boards

Discussion Board 1 Topic

Discussion board 1 Topic of interest in chemistry:                   

  • Find one topic of interest that relates to chemistry
  • Familiarity with researching a topic and use of Library Database
  • Cite and include the sources (primary and secondary)
  • Summary of articles and research papers
  • Explain the importance and interest



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Crash Course - Chemistry

Topic of Interest in Chemistry

Need a topic for your discussion? Review the e-book for ideas.

Kitchen - cooking, baking, storing food

Cleaning - chemicals, bleach, soap

Medicine - pills, supplements, research new medicines

Environment - agriculture, pollution, climate change, sustainability, environmental issues

OneSearch - Basic Search Video

Discipline Specific Databases - Basic Search Video

To access all of the WCC Research Databases use the link below the video instruction.  Search any database that relates to you topic.

Discoveries in Basic Science

How I read a paper

Source: (2019). How I read a scholarly article. University of Illinois Undergraduate Library

Dissection of the article

Source: Dissecting of the article.

Note: The background dissection of the article is from New Literacies Alliance.