Note Taking - The Cornell System

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Cornell strategy note taking system, was developed by Dr Pauk of Cornell University, the Cornell strategy is an excellent study system for organizing and reviewing lecture notes to increase comprehension and critical thinking of course materials, which typically results in improved test scores.

Why I am using Cornell strategy:

I am using Cornell Method because It is an organized and systematic strategy for recording and reviewing lecture notes, easy formatting for pulling out major concept and ideas. It is simple and efficient, and saves time and effort

- Def of atomic radiation?

- State and describe 3 types of radiation?

- What is the above phenomenon called?

- Mention 2 elements that can be isolated from the pitchblende and one uses of any of them?

- What is the economic importance of radiation?

- Give detailed description of the evolvement of Atomic change?

- Def. Nuclear fission?

- Give details of First Albert Einstein paper?

- Explain classical analysis of the fusion process as stipulated by Bohr and Wheeler?

- Between U-235 and U-238, which one contains more natural uranium, and how can the 2 be separated to obtain pure U-235?

- What is ‘Nuclear enrichment’?

- Briefly explain atomic bomb concept?

- Highlight the content of Frisch – Peirel’s Memorandum?

- Describe the 2 important developments from Cambridge work?

Do slow neutrons have an advantage over fast neutrons?

- What is the final outcome of MAUD committee report?

- What role did Winston Churchill play in the atomic bomb development?

- Notable date: 7 Dec 1941

- Highlight the three enrichment processes pursue...

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... examinations gradually and well ahead of time.

I would then cover the column , using only my jottings in the recall column as cues to help me recall facts and ideas as fully as I can, but in my own words but with much appreciation of the meanings as I can. This procedure helps to transfer the facts and ideas to my long term memory.

This strategy would help me to engage in deep and thoughtful reflection just to help me make sense out of the course I have read and taking notes on and academic experiences by finding relationships among them.

Then doing a quick reviewing of what I have read would be very easy to help me retain most of what I have learned, and I will be able to use my knowledge currently to a greater and greater effectiveness in writing my exams.



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