students individually, or in groups when necessary. Each student takes notes on the experiments at the time of performing them and records his results in a record book outside of the laboratory.
General Chemistry. This consists of an elementary course in general chemistry and qualitative analysis. The elements of chemical theories and of important generalization in the field of chemistry are taken up in connection with the properties of the elements and their compounds. Considerable attention is given to the solving of problems and the writing of chemical equations.
Three recitations and two hours in the laboratory per week throughout the year.
Text: "Elementary Chemistry." References Newth's "Inorganic Chemistry," Thorp's "Outlines of Industrial Chemistry," Remsen's "General Chemistry," etc.
Botany. This is a general course including a study of the whole plant kingdom. With the advantage of a well equipped laboratory, preserved material and slides, each student is enabled to study class types from a morphological as well as an ecological standpoint; and to see the gradual evolution of structure from the one celled