BCH1200
DISCOVERY IN BIOLOGY
Course Briefing
Our Approach to
Teaching & Learning at CityU
Adopt Outcomes-based Pedagogy
With Discovery-Enriched Curriculum (DEC)
Outcomes-based:
Students have to achieve a Learning Outcome(LO) as a
result of a learning e
Air Pollution
Dust storm, Texas
Dust storm, Beijing
Natural air pollution ?
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Top 10 Polluted Cities
From lead in the soil to toxins in the water
and radioacti
Electricity
electricity
magnets
electromagnetism
Atom and the electron
The atom is the basic unit
that built-up people, the
earth, other planets, and
the universe!
Electron is responsible for our lives!
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GE2306
Course Leader: Prof. Robert Li
Telephone: 34427785
Email: aprkyl@cityu.edu.hk
Teaching Format
The course mixes lectures, tutorials, group
project, LAB and fieldtrip
Text book: Hinrichs Kleinback, Energy Its Use
and the Environment, 4th Edition, B
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Atomic Structure
1 WHAT IS AN ELEMENT?
Give the definition of Element.
Give two examples of elements exist in nature
What are their physical states in room temperature?
1. Chlorine _
2. Bromine _
3. Iodine
_
Which groups do they belong to?
The Definition
Covalent bond
Compound makes up of non-metals only usually consist of neutral particles called molecules.
Eg. H2O, CO2, NH3, CH4, HCl
Write Names of the compounds
i. CO2
II. NH3
iii. CH4
iv. HCl
Metals consist of atoms.
Non-metals consist of discrete mole
Metals
1 EXTRACTION OF METALS BY ELECTROLYSIS
Extraction of metals by electrolysis is the most expensive method but it is the only effective
method for some reactive metals.
Eg.
2 REACTIVITY OF METALS
Reactivity: the readiness to react
Common factors used
1 COMPOSITION OF AIR
Air is mainly a mixture of two gases nitrogen and oxygen
How many percentages are nitrogen and oxygen separately?
Separation of oxygen and nitrogen from air
Give a method and draw the apparatus
Why can the components of air be separat
Online Group Discussion
Blog
Assessed Tutorial 1
(Microbiology)
What is Discussion Blog?
A blog set up in the Blackboard site for
group members to upload, share,
critique and discuss the information
acquired for Assessed Tutorial 1
(Microbiology)
Will be
MA1200 CB1 Mid-term Test (90 minutes) Nov 14, 2012
Q1
Suppose xy coordinate system is rotated through an angle resulting in a new xy coordinate system. Let P
be a point in the plain, with respect to xy coordinate system, the coordinates of P is x, y , whi
MA1200 CF1 Mid-term Test (90 minutes) Nov 12, 2012
Answer ALL FOUR questions:
Q1
x 1
Consider y f x
.
x 1
(a) Determine the largest possible domain for y f x .
Observe that y f x is one to one, so its inverse y f 1 x exists.
(b) Find the formula for y f
MA1200B CF1 Mid-term Test (90 minutes)
Answer ALL FOUR questions:
Q1.
Let g x 2 x 1 . Observe that g x is one-one, as a consequence, g 1 x exists.
(a) Find g 1 x .
10 marks
Suppose h x f g x , that is, h f g and x 2 h x f g x .
1
1
1
Observe that h g f g
The Microbial World
1
Dimension of microbes
2
Dimension of microbes
3
Dimension of microbes
4
Content
1. General features of microbes
a) How small are microbes?
b) Microbes are everywhere!
c) Their life characteristics
d) Environmental growth conditions
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and former senior
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he covered science,
technology, medicine
and the environment.
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The Microbial World
1
The dimension of microbes
2
The dimension of microbes
3
The dimension of microbes
4
Intended Learning Outcomes
At the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
1. To describe and differentiate the major members of
the microbial wor
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BCH1200 Discovery in Biology
Assessed Tutorial in Microbiology
Staff in Charge: Prof. Lilian Vrijmoed / Dr. Doris Au
Department of Biology and Chemistry
Tutorial Group: T12
Objectives
This tutorial exercise is designed to enable students to develop a di
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BCH1200 Discovery in Biology
Assessed Tutorial in Microbiology
Staff in Charge: Prof. Lilian Vrijmoed / Dr. Doris Au
Department of Biology and Chemistry
Tutorial Group: T01/TA1
Objectives
This tutorial exercise is designed to enable students to develop
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BCH1200 Discovery in Biology
Assessed Tutorial in Microbiology
Staff in Charge: Prof. Lilian Vrijmoed / Dr. Doris Au
Department of Biology and Chemistry
Tutorial Group: T01/TA1
Objectives
This tutorial exercise is designed to enable students to develop
BCH1200 Discovery in Biology
Practical 1
Microbiology Lab: Identification of Bacteria
I. Bacterial features and identification
Morphological features of bacteria
Bacteria are prokaryotic cells. They are very small organisms (ca. 10-6 m in length) that can
An Effective Presentation
What and How?
Lilian Vrijmoed
Department of Biology and Chemistry
The ability to communicate is a
vital ladder to all career and
personal development.
Richard Ellis
Communcation Skills.
Stepladders to Success for the Professional
BCH1200
(Discovery in Biology)
Course Briefing
Our Approach to
Teaching & Learning in CityU
Adopt Outcomes-based pedagogy
With Discovery-Enriched Curriculum (DEC)
Outcomes-based:
Students have to achieve a learning outcome(LO) as
a result of a learning
MA1200
Chapter 1
1
Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I
Coordinate Geometry and Conic Sections
Review
In the rectangular/Cartesian coordinates system, we describe the location of points using coordinates.
y
P2(x2, y2)
P(x, y)
x
P1(x1, y1)
The distance d be
1.Conic Sections
A conic may be defined as follows:
If is a fixed point (focus) and is a fixed line (directrix) which does not pass through , then
the locus of a moving point
, which moves in the plane of and so that its distance from
is in a constant ra
MA1200
1
Chapter 1
Coordinate Geometry and Conic Sections
Review
In the rectangular/Cartesian coordinates system, we describe the location of points using coordinates.
y
P2(x2, y2)
P(x, y)
x
P1(x1, y1)
The distance d between two points P x1 , y1 and P2 x2
CHAPTER
4
TRANSFORMATION OF COORDINATES
4-1 Introduction. Suppose that we have a curve in the coordinate
plane and the equation which represents the curve. We wish to take
another pair of axes in the plane and find the equation of the same curve
with resp