Agenda for Tuesday, 4 April 2017:
- Computer Sign-out Sheet
- Academic Road Map
Agenda for Wednesday, 5 April 2017:
- What do you have in common with your neighbor?
- Introduce your neighbor.
- What are the social norms for students at ECCO?
Agenda for Thursday, 6 April 2017:
- Campus Tour
- ECCO has HEART
Agenda for Friday, 7 April 2017:
For this experiment, you will be generating the energy necessary to create butter.
- Make a hypothesis stating “Do you think it will take more calories to create the butter than the calories you will get from eating the butter?”
- Complete the lab, following the directions.
- Answer the questions following the lab in the student pages.
- Research and identify the chemical equations of some of the chemical reactions identified in a kitchen.
- How do those equations compare to items that go through a physical change?
- Can you identify the type of change occurring based on the chemical equation?
- Students can compare the difference in the chemical composition of butter to the chemical composition of margarine.
- What are the differences in the ingredients?
- Is there a major taste difference?
- What about the difference in calories?
- How does the change in chemical composition impact the digestion of each food in humans?
If you want this lab to be one of your 5 typed lab reports, follow the procedure below:
Chemistry Home Page
Advice from students about what makes a better lab experience
- Make a hypothesis
- No horseplay
- Good communication
- Identify Variables
- Collect Data
- Wear the right clothing
- Ask questions
- Treat materials with care
- Follow all instructions
- Know the purpose of the lab
- Ask for Examples
- Clean up after yourself
- Have Fun
- Be mature
- Give each individual a role in the group
- Read instructions
- Read the lab, then get ingredients, then double check the measurements
- Read the lab, then get all the materials (lab equipment)
Advice from a college student