CHEM 151L: Elementary Survey of Chemistry Lab

Credits 1 Lab Hours 3

Experiments introducing laboratory techniques and illustrating chemical principles; supplemented by films, demonstrations, and problem sessions.


Credit for or registration in CHEM 151.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify and locate laboratory safety equipment and apply laboratory safety procedures.
  • Assemble apparatus to perform common laboratory techniques to verify basic chemistry laws on gases, chemical stoichiometry, chemical equilibrium and others.
  • Use molecular models and technology to investigate chemistry concepts.
  • Make and record accurate observations, precise measurements and calculations applying rules on significant figures.
  • Develop hypotheses, use critical thinking to process results and identify sources of error.
  • Apply and articulate the scientific method by preparing a lab report using the standard scientific format.