Thursday 11 June, 4.15 – 6.30pm, Malvern St James Girls’ School, 15 Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3BA

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This course is fully funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry and there is no charge to attend.

Learning objectives

Participants will learn about:

  • strategies and activities to support the teaching and learning of functional groups, their main specific reactions and the principles that govern reactions involving carbon compounds
  • the common misconceptions and challenges that students experience with organic chemistry

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • apply a range of pedagogies to teaching organic synthesis and methods for determining the structures of carbon compounds
  • explain reaction mechanisms to students
  • choose models to help students understand and represent structures of carbon compounds
  • identify common misconceptions and challenges and use knowledge to address them



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