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Chemical History of the Candle

Course Lab Syllabus

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Labwork Syllabus for CANDLE


This course meets Tuesday mornings for 90 minutes from June 11, 2019 - August 6, 2019. There is no class meeting the week of July 4.

Chat Session DatePerform Lab and Report BEFORE CHAT Lab Instructions
June 11Lab Report Requirements and the Lab Notebook Lab Report Instructions
June 18To closely observe the flame of a burning candle Lab #1 Instructions< Under Development
June 25To measure the amount of atmosphere consumed by a burning candle Lab #2 Instructions
July 2No Class Session No Lab Exercise
Use this week to catch up!
July 9To demonstrate that water is a product of combustion Lab #3 Instructions
July 16To separate water into hydrogen and oxygen gas Lab #4 Instructions
July 23To demonstrate that carbon dioxide gas is heavier than air Lab #5 Instructions
July 30To observe the effects of acid on metals Lab #6 Instructions
August 6To design an experiment and carry it out Lab #7 Instructions