Chemistry in Context
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSEThe goal of the course ‘Chemistry in Context’ is to introduce learners to the world of chemistry, how our lives are governed by chemicals all around us. It underlines the relationship between chemistry and our world, how chemistry affects every aspect of our lives-from sports to fashion, art, and beauty. It makes us aware of chemicals that we encounter every day, helps us to distinguish between good chemicals and bad chemicals and shows us how chemistry will help in solving problems of the future such as the availability of safe drinking water and sustainable energy. The course highlights the contribution of chemistry in increasing human life span and improving the quality of life, through the discovery of newer chemicals and better materials.
Pre-Requirements: None! This is an introductory course for students with a limited background in chemistry. It will be of great help to students as well as non-students irrespective of their academic background.
Course Design: Self-Paced CourseThe course is designed with the ‘four-quadrant’ approach, the components of which are e- tutorial (videos), e-content, discussion forum, and assessments.
Mode of evaluation
Course Development Team
Content Creator – Ms. Saima Khan
Course Verifier - Dr. Geeta Kotian
Course Co-ordinator - Mr. Marazban Kotwal
Technical Support, Web- Design And Layouts – Mr. Kyle Meyers and Mr. Marazban Kotwal
Video Course delivery – Mr. Marazban Kotwal, Ms. Saima Khan, Mr. Kyle Meyers,
and Ms. Neha Kapadia
Video Edits and Graphics - Ms. Saima Khan and Ms. Neha Kapadia
YouTube Creatives - Ms. Neha Kapadia and Mr. Kyle Meyers