From: "Bradley, Shelly" <Bradley**At_Symbol_Here**HENDRIX.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:07:18 -0500
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Wow, we don't even own triple beam balances and don't use Bunsen burners at all.


Shelly Bradley


Authorized OSHA Trainer
Instrumentation Specialist
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Campus Chemical Compliance Director
Department of Chemistry
Hendrix College
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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Frankie Wood-Black
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014 3:42 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills


OK - I am working on a few different things all of which require a listing of basic laboratory skills for general chemistry - i.e. those things they should have learned in high school science.  There is no definitive list out there - and in fact - I am not finding a good one at all.

Here is my list:

- measuring to the proper significant figures

- Using a triple beam balance

- Transferring liquids

- mixing liquids and solids

- Heating materials

- smelling a liquid

- Pipeting

- titration

- writing a laboratory report

- using a bunsen burner

What others should be on the list?



Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA

Principal - Sophic Pursuits

6855 Lake Road

Ponca City, OK 74604


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