From: James Keating <jameskeating1944**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:03:50 -0500
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I would include lab safety: PPE, Fire Safety, hazardous gas generation , fume hood procedures, ventilation verification etc.


Jim Keating


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Wayne Wood
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 7:03 AM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills


Segregating/prepping the wastes upon completion of the experiment.  


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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Dawn Fogleson
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014 6:17 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills


The old saying:  Always Add Acid.  You can never stress that enough.

Jon C.Fogleson, CHMM


On Monday, June 2, 2014 4:03 PM, Frankie Wood-Black <fwblack**At_Symbol_Here**CABLEONE.NET> wrote:


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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