Cooperative Chemistry Lab Manual

Paperback | January 14, 2011

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The laboratory course described in the lab manual emphasizes experimental design, data analysis, and problem solving. Inherent in the design is the emphasis on communication skills, both written and oral. Students work in groups on open-ended projects in which they are given an initial scenario and then asked to investigate a problem. There are no formalized instructions and students must plan and carry out their own investigations.

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The laboratory course described in the lab manual emphasizes experimental design, data analysis, and problem solving. Inherent in the design is the emphasis on communication skills, both written and oral. Students work in groups on open-ended projects in which they are given an initial scenario and then asked to investigate a problem. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.7 × 8.5 × 0.55 inPublished:January 14, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073402729

ISBN - 13:9780073402727

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Cooperative Chemistry: How and Why

Cooperative Chemistry Laboratories

To the Instructor
To the Student
A Word About the Things You will Learn in This Course Besides Chemistry

Cooperative Learning

Conflict Management

Nature of the Course

Brief Outline of the Course

Resources

Safety Rules

Basic Laboratory Etiquette

NFPA Hazard Codes

Waste Disposal

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

Recording and Reporting Results

The Laboratory Notebook
Writing Lab Reports
Preliminary Report Guidelines
The Science Writing Heuristic
Reporting Numerical Results
Graphing Data
Oral Presentations

Section 2: Laboratory Equipment

Containers

Test Tubes
Beaker
Erlenmeyer Flasks
Microscale Cell Wells
Evaporating Dish
Crubible and Lid
Watch Glass
Ignition Tube

Measuring Devices

Measuring Liquids by Volume
Measuring Solids and Liquids by Mass

Transfer Devices

Droppers and Pipets
Funnels
Tongs
Test-Tube Holder
Forceps
Spatulas

Support Devices

Metal Ring
Pipestem Triangle
Wire Gauze
Clamps and Clamp Holders/Universal Clamp

Heating Devices

Bunsen Burner
Heating Bath

Section 3: Laboratory Techniques

Preparing an Experiment

Dealing With Unknown Compounds

Preliminary Tests
Smell
Physical State

Solubility Tests

Qualitative Testing
Quantitative Testing

Analysis of Anions

Analysis of Cations

Test for Ammonium (NH4+)
Flame Tests

Microscale Techniques

Solution Techniques

To Make up a Solution of Known Concentration
Dilution of Solutions
Preparing and Using a Volumetric Pipet
Preparing and Using a Buret
Titration
Reading a Meniscus
Titration Procedure

Filtration

Gravity Filtration
Vacuum Filtration

Chromatography

Thin Layer Chromatography Procedure

Precipitation (Gravimetric Analysis) for a Solution of a Known Salt of Unknown Concentration

Precipitation (Gravimetric Analysis) of a Solid Unknow Salt

Boiling Points/Melting Points

Separation of Liquids

Sepatation of Mixtures of Solids

Recrystallization

Organic Chemistry

Organic Functional Group Tests

Section 4: Laboratory Instruments and Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Infrared Spectroscopy

Color and Spectroscopy

The Units of Color Intensity
The Relationship Between Absorbance and Concentration

pH Meter-Its Care and Use

The pH Meter as a Voltmeter
The Multimeter as a Voltmeter
Conductivity Meter
The Multimeter as a Conductivity Meter

Section 5: Projects

Project 1: Density

Project 2: Investigation of Chemiluminescence

Project 3: Concrete

Project 4: Finding the Relationship Between the Volume of a Gas and the Temperature

Project 5: Designing a Calcium Supplement

Project 6: Properties of Matter and Separations

Project 7: Acids and Bases

Project 8: Buffers

Project 9: White Powders

Project 10: Electrochemistry

Project 11: Identification, Properties and Synthesis of an Unknown Ionic Compound

Project 12: Hot and Cold

Project 13: Analysis of Colas

Project 14: Identification, Properties and Synthesis of an Unknow Organic Compound

Project 15: What Affects the Rate of a Reaction?

Project 16:Investigation of Kidney Stones: Formation and Dissolution

Project 17:Soaps and Detergents

Glossary

Index