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1) Atoms and Molecules2) Macro to Micro Structures 3) Energetics and Dynamics 4) Theory and Practice in Chemical Systems
5) Chemical Design6) The Chemistry of Life7) Chemistry and the Environment8) Chemistry at the Interface

Unit 4.3 Significance and Measurement
This unit deals with teaching about data interpretation and significant figures in measurement.
Video program cues: 14:35 — 18:44

Significant figures demonstration

Michael Clarke's students learn about significant measurements by determining the measuring error of a balance.


DeLorenzo, R. (2001)' Presidential Elections and Significant Digits, 'Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 78, No. 3, p: 311.

Pacer, Richard A. (2000)' How Can an Instructor Best Introduce the Topic of Significant Figures to Students Unfamiliar with the Concept?, 'Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 77, No. 11, pp: 1435-1439.

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