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Larry Margerum

Professor of Chemistry (emeritus)
Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Lafayette, California
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Genevieve Mar 02, 2023 441 views

What can you do with a chemistry degree?

One of my siblings asked me this, and the only industries that I could think of were the medical/food industries.

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Paige Nov 08, 2022 935 views

What's the best way to study for upcoming college exams?

To study for exams what are helpful tips or strategies? Flashcards, Kahoot, Quizlet? I simply do not know what college students find the most useful to help them.

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Meridee Nov 01, 2022 561 views

What branch of Chemistry should I specialize in and what jobs are available for each?

I love Chemistry and I know I want to major in it, but I don't know what branch I want to go into specifically. I know there's analytical chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. What kinds of jobs do each of these branches include and which branches will have the...

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Jiale Feb 03, 2022 3257 views

What jobs do students with a chemistry major generally end up with?

#chemistry #job

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Katherine Mar 10, 2021 418 views

What is the most important thing you must study to be an engineer?

engineers tend to study many other subjects in order to understand everything about engineering. #engineer

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Jeward Mar 10, 2021 750 views

How to be a good scientist?

I'm a 9th grader student and I like to play basketball and I like to cook a lot #professional #scientist #cooking #cooking

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Samruddhi Mar 04, 2021 1788 views

Should I take Honors Organic Chemistry and AP Chemistry together?

I will be going into 11th grade next year, and I'm interested in going into Pre-Med. Here is my schedule for next year: Hon. Pre-Calc w/ Trig AP US History AP English 3 Hon. French IV AP Chemistry String Orchestra (Gym) I have space for 1 elective, so I was wondering if it would be better to...

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Mike Mar 04, 2021 560 views

What makes silver fulminate so explosive?

I've seen those little "bang snap" things that you throw on the ground to make a bang sound, but was wondering why the silver fulminate is so reactive. I also watched an episode of breaking bad where the main character threw a large chunk of it at the floor and the entire room exploded. Is...

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Christian Feb 25, 2021 556 views

what kind type of jobs should i look forward to when looking at business and sports industry

i am a junior in high school and am very passionate in sports. am looking for a career around this field. #careers #high-school #sports