59-320 Analytical Chemistry Laboratories Laboratory Information Log onto https://clew.uwindsor.ca for all laboratory-related material Laboratory Notebooks • Hard-covered • No tear-out or removable pages (i.e. spiral notebooks) ACCEPTABLE NOT ACCEPTABLE Laboratory Notebooks Purpose: To record: • • • • Measurements Calculations Observations Comments Laboratory Notebooks Etiquette: • • • • Ink only; no pencil No white-out for mistakes No printouts, including Data Sheets Number right-hand pages in top right corner: o o Roman numerals i to iv for Table of Contents Arabic numbers 1 to 60 after Table of Contents • New experiments start on right-hand pages Pre-Laboratory Assignments Purpose Safety hazards: chemical and safety precautions Flow chart: detailed steps and timeline Pre-laboratory calculations Exp. 2 – Post-Lab; Exp. 3 – Post-Lab • Schedule is posted on CLEW Worth: 1% of experiment Glassware and Equipment Balance • balance assignment • Keep area clean (possible deduction for untidiness) Student locker: • locker assignment • Check-in: Introductory lab • Check-out: Experiment 5 o o All glassware must be present, clean, and in same condition as received Damaged or missing glassware deducted from caution card Important: These lockers are not to be used as personal lockers. Please do not store lab coats, safety glasses, and/or laboratory notebooks in these lockers. These items will be confiscated if found in the lockers. Calculations Request to review calculations will only be considered if: • written in ink (no pencil) • written directly in laboratory notebook (no looseleaf papers) • within two weeks of when the experiment was performed Answer Cards All answer cards are due two days after the laboratory session Grades are based on accuracy of unknown Do not include calculations Questions regarding calculations should contact GA’s directly (not at last minute!) Cards will be marked once every group has submitted a card Answer Cards 5% Make-Up Experiment (Tentative) Dates and times TBA (if time and space allows) May be scheduled outside of regularly scheduled laboratory session Choice of ONE experiment (Experiment 1 to 4) Must attend the introductory laboratory to qualify for a make-up experiment Laboratory grade assigned for repeated experiment will be the recorded grade o If the grade is lower than previously acquired, the lower grade will be the accepted grade Attendance Contact your GA immediately if absent Medical note is required within 2 to 3 days of missed laboratory Consequences Limited room in laboratory sections Laboratory Grades Any disputes or concerns regarding a laboratory grade must be addressed no later than two weeks after experiment has finished • • Ask GA to review calculations Calculations done correctly imperative if planning to do make-up lab (if offered) Contact Information Laboratory Coordinator: Una Lee Essex Hall, Room 175 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (After hours: Please speak to Nedhal Al-Nidawy) Question Period Any questions? Good Luck!