Laboratory

Significant figures review:

View lab writeup: CHEM2204 Lab Report Format

Techniques and Practice

T & P 1 Reading: 

  • T & P 1 – Weighing, Bottle-Top Dispenser, Graphing
  • Demonstrations of Nine Practical Lab Techniques – Techniques 4 and 5
T & P 2 Reading: 

  • T & P 2 – Rotary Evaporator, Precipitation, Gravity Filtration, Graphing
  • Demonstrations of Nine Practical Lab Techniques – Techniques 6 and 9
T & P 3 Reading: 

  • T & P 3 – Volumetric flask, Pipette, Standard solution, Dilution, Graphing
  • Demonstrations of Nine Practical Lab Techniques – Techniques 2, 3, and 7
Do calculations!
Fill in the highlighted fields on pages TP3-8, TP3-9, and TP3-11 prior to coming to the lab.
Friday AM schedule | Friday PM schedule
T & P 4 Reading: 

  • T & P 4 – Burette, Titration, Graphing
  • Demonstrations of Nine Practical Lab Techniques – Techniques 1, and 8

Labs

Lab 1 – Moisture and Ashing
Friday AM | Friday PM
Lab 2 – Determination of Calcium by Gravimetric Analysis
Lab 3 – Practical Extractions / Introduction to Statistical Methods 

BRING YOUR CALCULATOR!

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Lab 4 – Acid-Base Titration
Lab 5 – Water Analysis (Colorimetry/Spectrophotometry)

Practical Assessments

  1. Practical Assessment (PA) 1 – Use of a Pipette, Weighing, Use of a Bottle-Top Dispenser, Gravity Filtration, Rotary Evaporator ( Techniques 2, 4, 5, 6, 9 )
    Read the Preparation and marking schemes
    Read the Demonstrations of Nine Practical Lab Techniques
    Download the schedules: Friday AM | Friday PM
  2. Practical Assessment (PA) 2 – Burette, Volumetric Flask, Preparation of Standard Solution, Titration ( Techniques 1, 3, 7, 8 )
    Read the Preparation and marking schemes
    Read the Demonstrations of Nine Practical Lab Techniques
    Download the schedules: Friday AM | Friday PM