University Chemistry ›› 2017, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (3): 24-29.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201608001

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Application of Mind Mapping in Physical Chemistry Teaching

Ya-Shao CHEN*(),Qing-Ru NING   

  • Published:2017-03-15
  • Contact: Ya-Shao CHEN
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By introducing the characteristics of Mind Mapping and the associated software (XMind), the theoretical basis for applying Mind Mapping to physical chemistry is elaborated. Taking the second law of thermodynamics as an example, the effective role of Mind Mapping in constructing the knowledge system, mastering the knowledge, and training the thinking ability is illustrated.

Key words: Mind Mapping, XMind, Physical chemistry, Summary, Knowledge points


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