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Exploring General, Organic, & Biochemistry in the Laboratory

William G. O'Neal
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Laboratory Safety10
Chapter 1: Basic Skills and Techniques30
Chapter 1 Intro Material2
Topic 1.1 General Principles of Measurement7
Topic 1.2 Mathematical Concepts: Calculations Involving Data3
Topic 1.3 Measuring and Transferring Chemicals6
Topic 1.4 Heating and Cooling Methods Used in the Lab4
Topic 1.5 Filtration and Centrifugation Methods Used in the Lab4
Topic 1.6 Boiling Point Measurement2
Topic 1.7 Melting Point Measurement2
Chapter 2: Exploring Matter60
Chapter 2 Intro Material2
Lab 2.1 Be Skeptical: Think Like a Scientist12
Lab 2.2 Finding Your Confidence: Laboratory Tools and Measurements18
Lab 2.3 The More Things Change: Chemical and Physical Properties14
Lab 2.4 Be Precise: Density and Measurement Precision14
Chapter 3: Atoms, Elements, and Compounds66
Chapter 3 Intro Material4
Lab 3.1 All in the Family: Elements and the Periodic Table12
Lab 3.2 Eat Your Wheaties: Nutritional Minerals in Cereal14
Lab 3.3 That's Intense: Measuring Serum Iron Concentration14
Lab 3.4 Puzzle It Out: Ionic Bonding (Includes Puzzle Pieces)28
Lab 3.5 Learning to Share: Covalent Bonding10
Chapter 4: Chemical Changes and Energy70
Chapter 4 Intro Material4
Lab 4.1 Tried and True: Formula of a Compound12
Lab 4.2 Don't Lose Your Balance: Verification of Reaction Stoichiometry12
Lab 4.3 Know Your Limits: Effect of Limiting Reagents in Stoichiometry16
Lab 4.4 Make It Clear: Redox Titration of Povidone-Iodine10
Lab 4.5 Moving Mountains: Reaction Rates and Equilibrium Systems16
Chapter 5: Matter and Solutions86
Chapter 5 Intro Material4
Lab 5.1 A Lot of Hot Air: Simple Gas Laws in Action14
Lab 5.2 Counting Calories: Calorimetry and Specific Heat16
Lab 5.3 Like It or Not: Intermolecular Forces in Action14
Lab 5.4 Take Your Medicine: Thin Layer Chromatography of Analgesic Drugs14
Lab 5.5 It's No Problem: All About Solutions14
Lab 5.6 Breaking Barriers: Osmosis and Dialysis10
Chapter 6: Acids and Bases56
Chapter 6 Intro Material6
Lab 6.1 Breaking Up: Acid-Base Extraction14
Lab 6.2 True Colors: pH Indicators14
Lab 6.3 Pretty in Pink: Titration of Vinegar10
Lab 6.4 The Buffer Zone: Neutralization Reactions and Buffers12
Chapter 7: Organic Molecules84
Chapter 7 Intro Material6
Lab 7.1 Skeletons and Suffixes: Hydrocarbon Reactivity16
Lab 7.2 Classifying Twins: Molecular Modeling and Isomerism18
Lab 7.3 Mystery in a Bottle: Qualitative Analysis of Functional Groups14
Lab 7.4 Lab Is Such a Headache: Synthesis of Aspirin14
Lab 7.5 Mirror, Mirror: Chiral Carbons16
Chapter 8: Biomolecules120
Chapter 8 Intro Material4
Lab 8.1 Let's Chew the Fat: Analysis of Lipids12
Lab 8.2 Clean It Up: Formation and Evaluation of Soap10
Lab 8.3 How Sweet It Is: Structures of Carbohydrates16
Lab 8.4 Molecular Snippers: Hydrolysis of Carbohydrates14
Lab 8.5 The Blue-Green Protein: Denaturation of Phycocyanin12
Lab 8.6 Got Milk Sugar?: Lactase and Enzyme Activity12
Lab 8.7 Why It Does a Body Good: The Components of Milk16
Lab 8.8 Blueprint of a Strawberry: DNA Extraction12
Lab 8.9 Don't Hold Your Breath: Biological Energy Production12