Significant Figures and MMs

Significant Figures and MMs - Studio Chemistry Fall 2007...

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Studio Chemistry Fall 2007 Foiled Again, and New Element 1 , Significant Figures (this activity appears originally at http://www.umich.edu/~chemstu/syllabus/syllabus.htm and is used in this course with permission of the authors) 1) Foiled again 2) New element 3) Significant Figures 1) Foiled Again Question How many pieces of candy are in the jar? Hypothesis: Write down your guess along with your name on a sheet of paper and hand it to your GSI. The closest guess wins. (Note: In this case, your hypothesis is probably just a guess; a scientist will usually collect some information before creating a hypothesis.) Data Gathering 1) In your group, devise a method of determining the number of M&Ms in a large bag without counting them. You may use the materials provided (extra M&Ms, the large bag of M&Ms) to investigate. 1 Two of this lab’s activities (Foiled Again and New Element) come from the Scale-up project at NC State (http://scaleup.ncsu.edu/)
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Studio Chemistry Fall 2007 Question : 2) How thick is a piece of aluminum foil in centimeters? (Only accurate measurements will be considered.) 3) Write up your plan for finding the answer to the problem: 4) How many atoms are in your piece of aluminum foil? 5)
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course CHEM 103 taught by Professor Jeffashley during the Fall '10 term at Philadelphia.

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