Tutor profile: Adrianne J.
Subject: Organic Chemistry
Why is there a need to study organic chemistry?
Organic chemistry is necessary in the medical fields. All living organisms consist of plenty of organic matter. The organic compounds in the various materials which are vital and important to improve our lives. Proteins, carbohydrates and fat are all organic compounds contributed to the structure of the human body.
How important is Chemistry in our life?
Whenever my students ask me, "Why do we need to study Chemistry? We can live without it." I always explain to them that in everything that we do, there's Chemistry behind it. In the air we breath - oxygen is being regulated all throughout our body by the molecule heme present in the red blood cells, when we run and experience cramps - lactic acid formation is happening in our muscle, and the likes. Understanding these concepts make us more knowledgeable about the wonders of life - through the lenses of a chemist.
Subject: Basic Chemistry
Why is it important to understand the basic concepts of chemistry?
Whether you are taking a science-related course or not, it is important to understand and have a basic knowledge of the concepts of chemistry. As it is being called, Chemistry is the 'central science' where everything can be connected to it. By simply having the basics of chemistry, one would be able to apply solutions to the problems in a more critical way possible.
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