CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry II Lab – Spring 2016
Instructor:
Office:
Phone:
Email:
Dr. Mark Italia
LY 206
727-791-5459
[email protected] MyCourses is the best way to reach me.
General:
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Co-requisite: CHM 2210. If you are not currently enrolled in CHM 2210 on the
Tarpon Springs Campus of SPC, you will need to provide proof of enrollment
elsewhere. If you withdraw or stop attending lecture, you will be withdrawn from
this lab class. The lab schedule is developed to coincide with the
Clearwater/Tarpon Springs campus lecture schedule. If you are taking the course
at other campuses or online the schedule will not agree with this lab schedule.
Safety and Conduct in the Lab:
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Safety: This is the number one priority in the lab. It is your responsibility to
know and follow the rules and procedures at all times. Prior to signing the Safety
Rules Form, be sure that you have read through the document thoroughly.
Attendance Policy:
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100% attendance is expected. You will be automatically withdrawn from lab
class if you miss more than one lab period prior to the withdrawal date for this
semester –March 23, 2016
There are no makeup labs that are scheduled.
No makeup exams or quizzes will be given so please do not miss one.
Tardiness to lab is not acceptable. If you are late for a quiz, you may not have
time to complete it. If you miss the discussion at the beginning of lab, you will
miss important explanations.
You may leave the lab upon completion of the work.
Supplies to be furnished by each student:
Prior to the first lab experiment, each student must obtain and bring to the lab the items
listed below.
Organic Chemistry Lab I, custom edition available only in the
Clearwater/Tarpon Springs Campus Bookstores.
Notebook: A bound notebook at least 8” x 8”. This notebook will contain
your procedures and any notes you take as you generate data.
Safety goggles (Not glasses), approved for use in chemical laboratories,
according to American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z-87.1-1989.
Calculator: Any calculator will be acceptable. Organic chemistry is not math
intensive so any calculator that was used in previous chemistry, math or
physics classes would be acceptable.
Cellular telephones, tablets or other web enabled devices. These items may
be used as resources in the laboratory. Please turn cell phone ringers off.
These items are not to be used during quizzes or tests and students who take a
cell phone out during a quiz or exam will be given a zero for that test.
REQUIRED ASSIGNMENTS:
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Read the material pertaining to each experiment prior to the scheduled lab. There
will be information in the lab manual and in MyCourses. It is very important that
before beginning each experiment you have a very clear idea of the purpose,
procedure, materials used, and safety concerns for that experiment. This should
be written down, in your own words, in your notebook.
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Lab Quizzes: Quizzes will be given at the beginning of each lab period.
Questions will pertain to the previous week’s experiment.
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Presentation: You will work with your lab partners to develop a presentation
that you will present to the class. This will be on topics that are randomly
selected in organic chemistry. The presentation should be approximately 15
minutes long.
Data Notebooks
You are expected to maintain a data notebook. This should contain all of the information
you need to have to explain to someone what you did. It should contain all of the items
listed below.
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All of the data gathered in the lab will be written in the notebook
The notebook should have, as its first page a Table of Contents. At the first
lab this page will be blank. The Table should have the name of the lab that is
being performed and the page that it starts on.
Your notebook may come with page numbers on it. If it does not, then you
will have to put the page numbers in the upper right corner.
Each lab that you perform will be started on a new page of the notebook. That
first page should have the Name of the lab, and the date.
The next section should have a purpose statement: Why are we performing
this lab? What do we intend to show or prove.
The next section should be a procedure section. This is your interpretation of
the procedure in the text book. This section needs to be done before the lab is
performed. It is a brief description of what you are doing with critical steps
outlined.
The next section is the results section. This is where all of the data obtained
from the experiment is to be placed. How much material was used? How
much time elapsed? How much product was obtained?
Calculations are in the next section. This section shows all of the calculations
performed and how a final answer was arrived at. Calculations may be
theoretical yield, actual yield, etc.
Conclusions. A conclusion should be enough information for you to explain
your findings to someone who does not know what you did. It could be in
paragraph form or it could be bullet points. This may include discussions
about purity, where loss was seen, reasons for losses in the reaction, why it
went wrong, what the melting point was, etc. Always include information on
what happened both positive and negative and give a reason as to why. If
there are reactions, show them in chemical equation forms.
TESTING / GRADING POLICY:
The following weights will be given:
Midterm Exam
Final Exam
Lab Quizzes
Presentation
Notebook
Final grades will be assigned as follows:
90% and above
80%-89.9%
70%-79.9%
60%-69.9%
Below 60%
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B
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15 %
15 %
55 %
10 %
5%
CHM 2210L Schedule – Spring 2016 (subject to change)
Date
Experiment:
1/13
Course Policy, Safety Rules, Drawer Check-In
1/20
Experiment: Introduction to Microscale Techniques
1/27
Experiment: Crystallization
2/3
Experiment: Solubility
2/10
Experiment: Chromatography
2/17
Experiment: Extraction
2/24
Experiment: Isolation of Caffeine from Tea
3/2
MIDTERM EXAM
3/16
Experiment: Simple and Fractional Distillation
3/23
Experiment: Measuring the Melting Points of Compounds
3/30
Experiment: Boiling Point Determination
4/6
Experiment: Acetylsalicylic Acid (Synthesis of Aspirin)
4/13
Presentation
4/20
Presentation
4/27
FINAL EXAM