Chemistry in Everyday Life

William P. Green
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Have you ever wondered what makes the world around you?  Why is the sky blue and, in some places, brown?  Why is water so important to life?  How does toothpaste protect against cavities?  This course discusses basic chemical principles and their effects on your everyday life and environment.  The course is especially designed for students with no chemistry or mathematics background.  Just come, have fun and satisfy your curiosity.

Information about the course



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Required Work




Final Examination


(The protein that carries oxygen in the blood)

Results from the Funding Discussion in Seminar