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A series of collaborative learning activities and accompanying text that develop fundamental aspects of electrochemistry and electrochemical methods of analysis. These activities are intended to be done in class by students working in groups, but can be modified for use as out-of-class exercises. Learning objectives and an instructor’s manual are provided as well. The instructor’s manual provides tips for how to use the in-class exercises, the types of responses that students often provide to the questions in the exercises, and how the instructor can build from these responses to develop the concepts. Analytical methods developed in this unit include ion-selective electrodes, electrodeposition, coulometry, electrochemical titrations, and voltammetric methods including anodic stripping voltammetry, linear sweep voltammetry, differential pulse linear sweep voltammetry, and cyclic voltammetry.


Table of Contents

  • In-class Problems (Word, PDF)
  • Text (Word, PDF)
  • Learning Objectives (Word, PDF)
  • Instructor’s Manual (Word, PDF)
  • Assessment Questions: For Assessment questions that accompany this module, please contact Tom Wenzel (

Developed by:

Dr. Thomas Wenzel
Bates College

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