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Academic Success Videos: Chemistry
9 strategies to enhance learning and succeed in chemistry. This video also includes the importance of Chem Lab. Note: requires Quick Time to play.
Assignment Calculator
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Chemistry Study Tips
Chemistry requires a Mindset . Then you need to know what to do to master lecture material and how to read these dense textbooks. Of course, there's always homework and studying. Get the hints and tips here.
General Chemistry Study Tips   PDF file PDF file
It's not enough to read the textbook, you have to work through the sample problems, as they arise.
Study Techniques for Chemistry   PDF file PDF file
Common problems faced by all chemistry students! You're not alone! Plus study skills for chemistry. Techniques for Chemistry.pdf
How to Make the Grade in Chemistry
6 chemistry tutors share their best tips for chemistry. All for free!
How to Succeed in Chemistry
Includes how to prepare for labs!
mathematics Test - Chemistry
You don't need to know any chemistry to take this assessment. It will give you a preview of the kinds of math problems to expect in chemistry. Then it will recommend refresher math modules for you.
How to Pass Chemistry
Does attitude have anything to do with it? What are the common traps?
10 Ways to Make Chemistry HARD   PDF file PDF file
You probably know five of these already! What about save paper and don't do the set up on problems. That's a good one. Bet you can add some more of your own. Write a review and share some.
How to Study Chemistry
Clear Checklist from the University of Utah includes questioning strategies as well as study habit tips.
Ten ways to pass your next chemistry exam
Only 10?
Chemistry Study Hints
What to do before, during and after the lecture.
Common Student Difficulties in ORGANIC Chemistry
Identifying the difficulties is half the battle. Out of these 9 problems areas are any of these causing you problems?
Golden Rules for ORGANIC Chemistry
"Your goal should be to understand, not memorize organic chemistry. " Now how do I do that? What do you mean understand?
How Well do you do in ORGANIC Chemistry
From one student to another. Get the student's point of view on doing well in Orgo Chem.
Mentoring ORGANIC Chemistry
12/12 Method of Mentoring Organic Chemistry. Stay tuned! This has a great model for learning Organic Chemsitry and a step by step process to use to successfully master this course.
The 10 Commandments of Organic Chemistry
#1 "Thou shalt read the directions..." oops! Then add your own commandment for #10.
Short Lab Reports for Organic Chemistry Lab
I'm all for short, but sometimes these are harder to write! What do you mean, I forgot the abstract?
Writing in Chemistry Courses
Oh, no. I thought that I was finished writing in Freshman Comp! Now I've got lab reports and critical evaluations, whatever they are.
Chemistry A few general charateristics of good writing in Chemistry
Get the list of characteristics of good writing in Chemistry. It's not Comp 101. "Do not start a sentence with a number unless it is part of a chemical name!"
How to keep a Notebook
Not your usual writing assignment, but still very important, especially in the sciences. See Dartmouth's directions on this.
Lab Reports for Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab
Get the general format, which includes points for procedures as well as results.
Sample Chem Lab Notebook
See a REAL example of a Chemistry Notebook. Look at the categories as a way to structure your own lab report.