Welcome to the CHEM 100 Web Page
Last Update: July 29, 2014
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The desire of our ancestors to learn about how the world around them worked was the the first step toward our modern technological world. Through the ages some have been especially driven to understand the world about them. Some, like Newton and Einstein, are known to everyone, while others, such as Gibbs and Werner, are known only to chemists. What all of them had in common was a burning desire to comprehend the physical world around them and many of them described a life-changing experience that ignited that desire in them (click here to read one chemist’s account of his life-changing moment). While we do not expect CHEM 100 to be a “life-changing” experience, we do hope that you will enjoy the act of discovery, which is the very essence of science. Only in a science course can you form ideas, test them, make observations, and then reform your ideas and opinions based upon your experience. We hope you enjoy the semester!
- Safety for CHEM 100 Students
- Common Laboratory Apparatus, Equipment, and Techniques
- ATTENTION CHEM 100 STUDENTS! Your safety quiz, safety contract and policy contract are on Blackboard. CHEM 100 students must complete the checklist found on the CHEM 100 Laboratory Blackboard page, which includes passing the safety quiz with a score of 100%. The health form must be completed and returned to your instructor at the first laboratory meeting of the semester.
Click on the experiment title to be taken to the introduction and procedural outline for the experiment. Clicking on the “Datasheet pdf” link under the Data Sheet column will open a file containing the laboratory data sheet and review questions that will be completed in lab.
For previous versions of experiments or experiments not currently being done in CHEM 100, look in the CHEM 100 Experiment Archive.