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MatSci 201 Introduction to Materials Extra Credit Assignments, Fall 2008 Exam Questions (up to 2.5% for each submission, up to 5% can be earned) Students can either submit two original multiple choice questions or one extended answer question with answer key showing a correct solution and explanation. There is no credit for questions presented in class or from prior exams. Questions should be feasible to be worked within the time constraints of an exam. As an added bonus, truly outstanding questions may be used in exams. Students can submit one set of questions for up to two exams. Instructors reserve the right to award less credit for poor effort or incorrect questions. Deadlines for question submissions: For Midterm #1, submit questions by Friday, October 10 at 5 pm For Midterm #2, submit questions by Friday, November 14 at 5 pm For the Final Exam, submit questions by Friday, December 4 at 5 pm
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Unformatted text preview: Materials Science and Engineering in the News (up to 2.5% for each submission, up to 5% can be earned) Find a news story related to materials science and prepare a 2-slide PowerPoint summary and critique of it. Explain how the topic relates to what youve seen in class, look up the primary source for the story (most likely a journal article) and evaluate how well the journalist did in explaining the science. Did they get anything wrong? Was it misleading? Present your slides during a recitation section and then submit both the article and your slides. Instructors reserve the right to award less credit for poor effort. Deadline for Materials Science and Engineering in the News is the last recitation section on Tuesday, December 2, although any recitation through the quarter is acceptable for presentation....
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