Writing Your Abstract and Presentation
1.) Chemical Structure
2.) Chemical Information
3.) Historical Information (including date of discovery or first synthesis)
4.) Uses of this molecule
5.) Societal risks and benefits
6.) An analysis of a recent, peer-reviewed research article. In this analysis, you will need to:
Example: Steps for Completing Assignment
Imagine that I am a student in your class. Here is the process that I would go through to choose a molecule to research for this project. (Unfortunately, you will not be able to use this molecule for your project!)
This search led to a host of articles, one of which was particularly interesting:
There seems to be a lot written in the popular press about this molecule, and it has interesting practical applications in my everyday life. I think that I have found my molecule!
Sample Abstract and Bibliography
We have written a sample abstract on BPA for you to see as an example when creating your own. There is also a sample bibliography, formatted according to ACS style.