pre-lab #6 - precautions and be safe when using any...

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Lisa Hansen Chemistry 161 Pre-Lab #6 Enthalpy of Formation of Magnesium Oxide Purpose: To determine the Enthalpy formation of Magnesium Oxide, using Hess’ law of constant heat summation. Method: Throughout the experiment the temperature will be monitored using a temperature probe program, and will be measured vs. Time. To start collecting data we will click the green arrow, and to stop the data collecting process we will click the red square. For reaction one and reaction two we will be using the same amount of 1M HCL, but the amount of Mg and MgO will be different. We will record the masses of each solid reagent. Each experiment will be done three times. Pre-Lab Questions: There are no Pre-Lab questions Safety: In this experiment we are going to be using different chemicals, so it’s important to take
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Unformatted text preview: precautions and be safe when using any chemicals. In this lab and every other lab its important to wear goggles to protect your eyes, dont wear open toed shoes or shoes that show part of your foot in case of any spills. Same with wearing appropriate clothing that covers your legs and most of your body, and clothes that are not too loose that get in the way and are an accident waiting to happen. An apron would help in case any chemicals spill to protect your body and clothing. Wearing gloves would prevent the chemical s from touching your skin since we are going to be handling them. If any chemicals were to get in your eye or on any other part of your body there is always an eye washing station and shower, not that we want that to happen....
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