Course description

This course provides opportunities for students to build on foundational quantitative skills necessary for success in the physical and life sciences. It provides instruction and practice with foundational quantitative skills such as dimensional analysis, fractions and percentages, scientific notation, logarithms, non-complex functions, algebra concepts, and graphical representation and interpretation. Examples and problems are embedded within the framework of STEM at Cornell including biology, calculus, physics, and statistics, with a special emphasis on introductory chemistry (atomic structure, periodic trends, gas laws, stoichiometry, pH, units, measurement).

Restricted to students in the Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2023: Ithaca campus

Section ID:AS 1015 001-LEC
Program:Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 20-July 28, 2023
Final exam/project due:Monday July 31, 8:30 AM - 11 AM / Martha Van Rensselaer East Wing 1153 (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 8:30 AM - 11 AM / Martha Van Rensselaer Hall 1153
Mode of instruction:In person
Grade:S/U (no audit)
Instructor:Durbin, D. (dd672)
Fraser, M. (mcf83)
Knowles, D. (ddk62)
Lagasse, K. (kl658)
Max. enroll:70
To enroll:See Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program for enrollment information.