Skyline College A.J. Bates Professor of Chemistry

     Chemistry 220 - General Chemistry 2 - Spring 2014

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Laboratory Manual & Laboratory Information

EXPERIMENTS and LABORATORY ACTIVITIES
               
Laboratory Manual Handouts, Reading & Additional Information

  • INTRO & SAFETY Handbook Reading:
    • Section I - Safety in the laboratory
    • Section II - Glassware (familiarize yourself)
    • Section XI - Keeping a Laboratory Notebook
  • Experiment #1: Factors Affecting Reaction Rates
  • Experiment #9: pH-monitored Titration of Vinegar and an Unknown Acid
    • Lab Handout
    • The possible unknown monoprotic acids for Part B of the pH titration experiment are:
      • lactic acid
      • crotonic acid
      • chloroacetic acid
    • The possible unknown diprotic acids for Part C of the pH titration experiment are:
      • L-tartaric acid
        • pKa1 = 2.89
        • pKa2 = 4.4
      • oxalic acid
      • succinic acid
  • Experiment #10: Determination of the Ksp of an Organic Salt
  • Experiment #11: Determination of the Thermodynamics of the Dissolution of Borax

I will be updating some of the laboratory activities this semester. The handouts below are for reference only. The files above are ready to print.


  • Experiment #12: Reactivity Series & Galvanic Cells (2011)
    • Lab Handout
    • Prelab:
      • Please provide a standard prelab, including preparation of data table in the lab notebook.
        • Note: Reactions need not be included as part of the prelab.
    • Mini-Report:
      • Provide calculations, equations, results, and diagrams for each part of the lab as indicated in the lab handout.
      • A formal discussion and conclusions are NOT required.
  • Experiment #13: Galvanic Cells & the Nernst Equation
    • Lab Handout
    • Mini-Report:
      • Provide calculations, equations, results, graphs and diagrams for each part of the lab as indicated in the lab handout.
      • A formal discussion and conclusions are NOT required.
  • Experiment #14: Electrolytic Cells & the determination of the Faraday Constant.
    • Lab Handout
    • Mini-Report:
      • Provide calculations, equations, results, and diagrams for each part of the lab as indicated in the lab handout.
      • A formal discussion and conclusions are NOT required.

 

SAMPLE LAB TESTS & TEST REVIEW