FC4102 History of Chemistry

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Hana Cídlová, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Hana Cídlová, Dr.
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Vocational Education – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Jachymiáková
Supplier department: Department of Physics, Chemistry and Vocational Education – Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The main objectives of the course are the following:
the students will learn about basic phases of chemistry branch progression
the students will understand connections and cohesion of chemistry and other natural science
the students will be able to apply knowledge of chemistry history in connection with didactics
the students will be able to explain chemistry signification for human being and human society in historical context
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
to approximate the basic stages of the development of chemistry
to clarify the context and the interdependence of the chemistry field with others
natural sciences
to apply knowledge of the history of chemistry in didactic contexts
to clarify the meaning of chemistry for man and society in a historical context
Syllabus
  • The status of science in chemistry
  • Didactic importance of history of chemistry
  • Comparison (timeline) "general" history of humanity and the historical development of chemistry
  • Chemistry of prehistory - the origins of the development of chemistry
  • Chemistry of antiquity - Greece, Rome
  • alchemy
  • Chemistry 17th century
  • Chemistry 18th century
  • Chemistry 19th century
  • Chemistry 20th century, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • The history of selected chemical ideas and discoveries
  • Comparison (timeline) the development of science and technology and the historical development of chemistry - Summary
Literature
    required literature
  • Cídlová et al.: Historie chemie. Dostupné z: https://www.ped.muni.cz/wchem/sm/hc/hist/
    recommended literature
  • Budiš J. a kol.: Stručný přehled historie chemie. Učební text PdF MU, Brno 1997.
  • Budiš J. a kol.: Historie chemie slovem a obrazem. Monografie, PdF MU, Brno 1995.
  • Novotný V., Banýr J.: Vybrané kapitoly z dějin chemie a chemického průmyslu. PdF UK
  • Bernal J. D.: Věda v dějinách. SPN, Praha 1960.
  • Engels S., Nowak A.: Chemické prvky historie a současnost. SNTL, Praha 1977.
Teaching methods
lecture
Assessment methods
Written test (20 points) Report about any interesting theme from history of chemistry (10 points) Timeline (history of humanity, history of physics, history of chemistry) (10 points)
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 hodin.
Teacher's information
https://www.ped.muni.cz/wchem/sm/hc/hist/
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
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