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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Chemistry 105 TA Cassandra McElroen stands outside a lab room Thursday afternoon in Fulmer Hall.

‘It’s fun to learn, but it’s also just fun to be a part of something’

KAITLYNN LOHMANN, Evergreen reporter October 17, 2021

Senior zoology major Cassandra McElroen became a Chemistry 105 teaching assistant this semester because she enjoys helping people and wants to provide students with a better understanding of the material.  “I...

The kits are funded by lab fees and the WSU provost office. One instructor is using kits for his Mechanical Engineering 401 class.

Students receive learning kits to gain hands-on experience

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter September 27, 2020

Although classes are virtual, some WSU professors were able to send learning kits to students in lab sections for a hands-on experience. The kits are funded by lab fees and the WSU provost office, said...

Lab fees for summer sessions are waived for students taking chemistry courses, so they can purchase lab kits instead. The cost of each kit varies for different courses with some costing over $200. 

Chemistry department now using take-home lab kits

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor May 17, 2020

WSU's Department of Chemistry is adjusting to online classes this summer by using lab kits that allow students to perform laboratory experiments at home.  Cole Mercer, lab manager for CHEM 345, said...

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