Chemistry 1115 Laboratory
Fall Semester, 2009
Professors in Charge:
Vernon D. Parker, W 345, 797-1697,
M, T, Th 1:30-2:30
Doug Harris, W 335, 797-1609,
Office hours: M, W 10:30 – 11:15
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation will be made for all persons with disabilities
in order to assure equal participation in Chem 1115.
Please meet with your Teaching Assistant and Dr. Parker during the first week of
labs to make arrangements.
Lab Fee (required):
$55.00 used for the purchase of equipment and supplies for the lab.
Lab Text (required):
"Chemistry 1115 (or Chem 1130) – General Chemistry Laboratory”
Catalyst – The Prentice Hall Custom Laboratory Program for Chemistry
Lab Notebook (required):
"Student Lab Notebook" from the USU bookstore (carbon-copy pages
Chem 1115 laboratory experiments are designed to complement the Chem
1110/1120 lecture courses.
The experiments deal with basic chemistry techniques,
assessment of data, synthesis of compounds, determination of chemical composition
and characteristics, spectroscopy, chemical separations, and the characterization of
(Experiment numbers refer to those in the Lab text)
Lab Week 1
Exp. #1, Check in and Basic Lab Techniques, p. 1
Lab Week 2:
Exp. #2, Separation of the Components of a Mixture, p. 21
Lab Week 3:
Exp. #3, Chemical Reactions, p. 33
Lab Week 4:
Exp. #4, Chemical Formulas , p. 47
Lab Week 5: