Science and Technology IV: Introduction to Chemistry and Materials
The course is the fourth in a four-course sequence for business and technology program students. The sequence of courses is designed to provide the student with an overview of modern sciences and technologies, as well as scientific and engineering methodologies. This course covers energy, thermodynamics, as well as environmental science and the impact of man's activity on the environment. The unifying theme of the course is power generation systems including fossil fuels, hydroelectric, geothermal and photovoltaic. A three-hour laboratory is an integral part of the course and includes experimentation, demonstrations and group projects.