Introduction to chemistry lab

Welcome to the chemistry laboratory!

Before we get started, we need to cover a few topics:


Please read through the safety instructions. You are responsible for knowing this general information and working safely in the laboratory. You will receive more specific instructions before the start of lab each week.


You will be assigned a cabinet of glassware and hardware. You are responsible for ensuring that you start and end the semester with all of the right equipment. You will receive an inventory list to check over.

Scientific Measurements and Calculations

For your first lab activity, you will familiarize yourself with making scientific measurements and performing simple scientific calculations. The first lab activity is Penny Statistics.

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