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CHE 121: General Chemistry - Inorganic

General Chemistry - Inorganic

Trans-dichlorotetraamminecobaltThis guide is provided to offer sources for research on topics related to Inorganic Chemistry
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What's Inside:

Basic Chemistry Terms: Brief definitions, linked to more in-depth entries and related videos. 

Find Articles: Best databases for finding journal articles. Tips for searching databases.

Find Books: Suggested books, and online catalog search help tips.

Find Video: Suggested online videos and video search. 

Find Web PagesSuggested organization websites and online learning tools.

APA Style Guide: Help formatting citations for papers and projects.

Science News Literacy and the Scientific Method

Know how to verify legitimate scientific claims, and debunk junk science.

The Problem of Bad Science:Simple model of scientific method

"'Bad Science' Is Everywhere. What Can We Do to Stop Its Spread?" 

"When research evidence is misleading" (2013)

"Trust: The Need for Public Understanding of How Science Works."

Addressing the Problem:

The Center for Open Science - Providing an infrastructure for detailed reporting scientific experiments and and the promotion of reproducible discoveries.

Unpaywall - Browser plugin that allows legal and free access to full texts of peer reviewed journal articles. Best when paired with the Open Access Button - Free, legal research articles and data delivered instantly or automatically requested from authors.

Little Maxima - Virtual Reality News Reader

Evaluating sources using the ABC test - Authority, Bias, and Currency. (video)

More on the Scientific Method. From Dziak, M. (2014). Scientific method. Salem Press Encyclopedia Of Science.