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1.5a Journey to an ACS Meeting

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SUMMARY

The author and his daughter, Maitreya, take you on a quick tour of a national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Like all people, chemists enjoy getting together and sharing ideas. Duration: 5:27

 

VIDEO CHECK QUESTIONS

1. Why does Jim Reeves goes to these meetings?
2. Besides giving talks, how else do chemists formally present information to each other?
3. What goes on in the grand exhibition hall?

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1. Why does Jim Reeves goes to these meetings?
[To share and learn the latest ideas with the "movers and shakers" of his field.]
2. Besides giving talks, how else do chemists formally present information to each other?
[Through poster sessions.]
3. What goes on in the grand exhibition hall?
[Companies exhibit their latest products to prospective clients. The grand exhibit hall, however, also ends up being the place where many informal, yet very important communications take place among chemists.]

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