CHEM 111 – Fall 2020
Experiment 6: Calorimetry
Read through the experimental procedure in Chemtrek and watch the associated experiment
videos in Canvas. In the provided space, write a lab goal, summarize the procedure, record
your observations, and complete all questions included in this report sheet.
Section A: Construction of a Calorimeter
Section B: Combustion of a Candle
Complete before lab
Goal: use a calorimeter and basic knowledge of chemistry
calculate the loss of energy of multiple objects.
Procedure: Thompson, S. PSU Chemtrek: Expt. 6 Calorimetry; Keiser, J., Hayden-McNeil
Publishing. Plymouth, MI, 2020 pp 6-1 to 6-14.
Complete before lab.
Watch the demonstration video and draw a diagram of the calorimeter used in this
experiment and label the parts.
Rubber stopper support stand