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Exploring Chemistry: Laboratory Experiments in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

TextbookHandbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Julie R Peller

380 pages, B/w photos, figs

Prentice Hall

Paperback | Sep 1997 | #88945 | ISBN: 013857426X
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*A lab manual appropriate for general, organic and biological chemistry course. *This lab manual is student friendly. It is organized and written to ensure that non-science majors are comfortable with chemistry labs by making the experiments more applicable to students' daily lives. This approach also serves to make the experiments more understandable.


1. Safety and Laboratory Procedures in the General Chemistry Lab. 2. Lab Measurements and Graphing: The Study of a Combustion Reaction. 3. Physical Properties of Inorganic Substances: Solubility, Boiling Point, and Density. 4. Specific Heat. 5. Names and Formulas of Chemical Compounds. 6. Lewis Dot Structures and Molecular Models. 7. Chemical Reactions and Their Classification. 8. Electrolytic Solutions. 9. Equilibrium Systems. 10. Collection and Measurement of Hydrogen Gas. 11. Solution Chemistry on the Aqueous Level. 12. Formulas of Hydrates. 13. Acids, Bases, pH, and Indicators. 14. Spectrophotometry and the Determination of Iron in Water. 15. Determination of Vitamin C in Beverages. 16. Laboratory Safety in the Organic Lab. 17. Hydrocarbons: The Study of Nomenclature, Structure, and Isomers. 18. Reactivity of Hydrocarbons. 19. Physical Properties of Organic Compounds. 20. Polymers: A Study of Polystyrene. 21. Classification and Recycling of Plastics. 22. Alcohols and Phenols. 23. Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids. 24. Analgesics and Thin-Layer Chromatography. 25. Synthesis of Aspirin. 26. Amino Acids and Proteins. 27. Aspartame: The Study of a Peptide Bond. 28. Enzymes: The Study of Catalase, Pancreatin, and Amylase. 29. Carbohydrates. 30. Soaps and Detergents. 31. Fats in the Diet. 32. How Many Carotenoids are in Carrots? 33. Food Colorings.

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