Covers chemical concepts used in the environmental management courses. Emphasizes the practical aspects of hazardous materials chemistry, including chemical and physical properties, chemical usage in society, and familiarization with common chemical hazards. Explore topics that include chemical naming terminology, periodic table, states of matters, acids and bases, chemical solubility, chemical bonding, understanding and balancing equations, water cycle, and the movement of hazardous materials in the environment. Also useful for people seeking to update formal chemistry training.
Prerequisite: A working knowledge of basic math and algebra.