2 Jul 2015

Literature Discussion: Manganese mesbpy electrocatalysts for carbon dioxide reduction

Literature Discussion

Submitted by Christina McCartha, Newberry College

Upper division literature discussion of a JACS paper on electrocatalysis.  This activity serves as an introductory look at the paper as a homework assignment to prepare the student for a more in depth class discussion.

Learning Goals: 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the structure of a research article
  2. Summarize the motivation and major goals of a study.
  3. Recognize the central reaction and catalyst of a paper.
  4. Analyze a catalytic cycle.
  5. Explain how particular conclusions were determined based on experimental data.
  6. Recognize applications of the techniques presented in the paper.
Time Required: 
50 minutes
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