who?

  • First year natural science students
  • Mixture of chem/phys and bio/chem


how?

  • Jupyter notebooks provides a user-friendly environment
  • Students can access the notebooks online via MyBinder

why?

  • Programming requires the mathematics to be broken down
  • Can provide instantenous feedback in problem based learning


example

informal feedback

  • Students appear anecdotally engaged during tutorials
  • Tutorial students attached modified notebooks to help emails

pylj

  • Open-source, Python library to engage students in classical atomistic simulation
  • Can be used to introduce molecular dynamics or Monte-Carlo simulation
  • Or used to show how simulation can describe physical systems
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