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Orientation Chemistry 2 (EQU012)

Organisational Unit Veterinary Medicine
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit builds upon the basic chemical knowledge gained for EQU011 Orientation Chemistry 1 to cover concepts such as equilibrium reactions, redox reactions, acids and bases and a basic investigation of organic chemistry.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Apply the conceptual knowledge of the Unit material to problems and applications in real situations.
2. Develop an awareness of how the basic chemical principles develop and fit into the biological and biochemical processes of living organisms and health sciences.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/tutorials: 3 hours per week; laboratories: six two-hour sessions.
Unit Learning Experiences The learning here is provided by weekly tutorial sessions for delivery of the academic content, practical laboratory exercises for the application of that content and progressive and final assessment.
Assessment This Unit also relies on weekly student input by way of short quizzes, assignments and a final exam. There is an emphasis on how the practical component is utilised to enhance laboratory skills and apply academic content to experimental and research work.
Prerequisites EQU011 Orientation Chemistry 1. This unit is restricted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who entered Veterinary Science through the Waardong program, or by permission of the Academic Chair.
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Waardong
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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Unit Coordinator
EQU012
Associate Professor Anne Barnes
Associate Professor Theriogenology

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2643
e: A.Barnes@murdoch.edu.au
o: 260.2.033 - Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
EQU012

MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Associate Professor Anne Barnes
Associate Professor Theriogenology

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2643
e: A.Barnes@murdoch.edu.au
o: 260.2.033 - Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Campus
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