This page is for reference for the College Board Lab Experiments.
Each lab has some recommended resources that will help you do the lab correctly and most efficiently. Take the time to read them and it will save you time in the long run.
Below is a link to the MSDS forms for the materials that we are using in the lab. Sometimes there are also links in the individual sections or Investigations as well.
Needless to say, there are a lot of links on this page. If you discover one is not working, please inform me by email here. It is appreciated.
General Information - Quantitative Skills
| Tutorial on Graphing Calculators|
| Introduction to Statistics in Chemistry|
| Tutorial on the use of Excel in Chemistry|
General Information - Written, Verbal, and Visual Communication
General Information - Real World Connections
Investigation 1 - What is the Relationship Between the Concentration of a Solution and the Amount of Transmitted Light Through the Solution
| Spectra of dyes used in the lab|
|USGS Spectroscopy Lab" US Geological Survey|
Investigation 2 - How Can Color Be Used to Determine the Mass Percent of Copper in Brass ?
| Color Vision Interactive Simulation|
| Light Waves and Color|
| Franklin Institute Resources for Learning - Light and Color|
Investigation 3 - What Makes Hard Water Hard ?
Investigation 4 - How Much Acid Is in Fruit Juice and Soft Drinks ?
Investigation 5 - Sticky Questions: How Do You Separate Molecules That Are Attracted to One Another ?
Investigation 6 - What's in That Bottle ?
Investigation 7 - Using the Principle That Each Substance Has Unique Properties to Purify a Mixture: An Experiment Applying Green Chemistry to Purification
| A Review of the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry|
| Simulation: Understanding Percent Yield|
| Presidential Green Chemistry Awards|
| Chemical Reactions and Stoichiometry|
| Gravimetric Determination of Arsenic Lab|
| Unknown Silver Chloride Lab|
Investigation 8 - How Can We Determine the Actual Percentage of Hydrogen Peroxide in a Drugstore Bottle of Hydrogen Peroxide ?
|Safe Handling of chemicals in this lab - The MSDS for the lab|
| Animation: Redox Titration in Acidic Medium|
| Chemistry Tutorial: Redox|
| Solutions Stoichiometry|
| Animation: Redox Titration|
Investigation 9 - Can the Individual Components of Quick Ache Relief Be Used to Resolve Consumer Complaints ?
| Antacid recall in 2011|
| MSDS reference # 1|
| MSDS reference # 2|
| A liquid-liquid extraction using a separatory funnel|
| Removing water for an organic solution|
| Excedrin Recall Media Release|
| Tylenol Murders TruTV Summary|
Investigation 10 - How Long Will That Marble Statue Last ?
Investigation 11 - What Is the Rate of the Fading of Crystal Violet Using Beer's Law ?
Investigation 12 - The Hand Warmer Design Challenge: Where Does the Heat Come From ?
| Safe Handling of Chemicals in this Lab - The MSDS for the lab|
| Chemistry Experiment Simulations and Computer Animations|
| Heats of Reaction|
Investigation 13 - Can We Make the Colors of the Rainbow ? An Application of of Le Chatelier's Principle
Investigation 14 - How Do the Structure and the Initial Concentration of an Acid and a Base Influence the pH of the Resultant Solution During a Titration ?
|Safe Handling of Chemicals in this Lab - The MSDS for the lab|
| Animation: Determination of the Molarity of an Acid or Base Solution|
| Old Alka-Seltzer Commercial |
| Acid-Base Interactions|
| Acid-Base Solutions|
| Acid-Base Titrations|
Investigation 15 - To What Extent Do Common Household Products Have Buffering Activity ?
| Simulation: Buffer Titration|
| Molecular Level Laboratory Experiments|
| Chem Guide - Buffer Solutions|
| Chem Guide - pH Titration Curves|
| Titration of Polyprotic Substances and Mixtures|
Investigation 16 - The Preparation and Testing of an Effective Buffer: How Do Components Influence a Buffer's pH and Capacity ?