Courses - General Education
Molecules that Changed the World
The impact of chemistry on the modern world will be explored by focusing on the stories of specific molecules, including penicillin, DDT and nylon. Their discovery, the underlying chemical principles that explain their behaviour, their impact on our lives including social and scientific issues that arise from their use, and their likely impact on the future will be investigated.
Prerequisite: No formal prerequisite, but the course assumes a science background at Year 11 or higher
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
Last updated on: Thursday 1 November 2012