CHEM 0010 Laboratory

Virtual Tour of Our Chemistry Lab

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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Click to read the booklet

This WHMIS booklet is available on the WorkSafebc.com site. It provides information about the main elements of WHMIS and outlines the responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers for these elements.

Read the booklet and understand the Classification, Symbols and Labels, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). and the federal, provincial and territorial Occupational Safety and Health legislation on providing information about many hazardous materials used in the workplace.

Expt 1 -  Measurement and Significant Figures Expt 2 - Physical Properties Expt 3 - Percent Composition Expt 4 - Water of Hydration Expt 5 - Qualitative Analysis Expt 6 - Solutions
Expt 7 - Acetic Acid Content of Vinegar Expt 8 - Equivalent Weight of An Unknown Acid Expt 9 - pH, Acid-Base Indicators and Buffers Expt 10 - Vitamin C Content of Fruit Juices Expt 11 - Practical Lab Exam  

Place your mouse over the above icons to get the title of the experiments. Then, click on the icons above or click on the expermiment number on the top navigation bar to go to the experiment of choice.

Online Prelabs

Before each lab, students must read over each lab carefully and come into the laboratory fully prepared. Part of preparation for the lab is to submit the prelab online questions for that lab before performing the lab. Refer to the course outline on the homepage for the evaluation of the laboratory portion of the course.

Access to the online prelab questions is on the experiment pages and the online prelabs page.


Lab Write-up Instructions

Your lab reports will be marked out of 10. Read the instructions on how to write up your lab.

Good luck!

Rosamaria Fong



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