Meets AP Science Practices 2, 4, 5, and 6
- Addresses Big Idea 3
- Materials provided for 30 students working in pairs
- Investigation includes updated literature aligned with new AP Chemistry curriculum standards
In this lab, students will gain deeper understanding of "green" chemistry, stoichiometry, and the peer review process. Students will investigate how to purify a mixture using green chemistry and then work through the peer review process to determine which submitted manuscript is the most complete and would be appropriate for publication in a hypothetical scientific journal. Includes contaminated mixture. Requires Bunsen burner, striker, iron ring, ceramic triangle, ring stand/clamp, crucible/lid, balance, and crucible tongs, available separately.
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Ordering information: Activity includes Analysis Mixture. Materials required but not provided are Bunsen Burner/tubing, Striker, Fuel, Iron Ring, Ceramic Triangles, Ring Stands, Crucibles/Lids, Crucible tongs, Collection container, Analytical Digital Balances, Transferring scoops, Lab Notebook, Gloves, Safety Goggles, Lab Aprons, and Hot Pads.