From: Michael Kleinman <mtkleinm**At_Symbol_Here**UCI.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Basic Laboratory Skills
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:17:51 -0700
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I'd put proper use of protective equipment at the top of the list. Also proper disposal of wastes. Using some basic instrumentation such as a spectrophotometer or pH meter.


Michael Kleinman, Professor

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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 1:42 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

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