Day 2.22 Empirical Formula Lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thurs. Feb 27, 2014

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Chemistry groups began the process of figuring out the empirical formula of Zinc Chloride today.  Groups started with a known amount of solid zinc, and then reacted it with hydrochloric acid.  The reaction was then placed on a hot plate until the liquid was boiled away.  The solid zinc chloride remains in the beaker.  Groups will finalize the drying and check the mass of the product tomorrow.

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About bradwysocki

I teach high school Chemistry and Physics using Arizona State University's Modeling Method. The school I teach in is Bloomer HS in Northwest Wisconsin. I've been using the Modeling Method for 7 years now and have just recently begun using Standards Based Grading as a way to assess my students learning.
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One Response to Day 2.22 Empirical Formula Lab

  1. Pingback: Day 2.25 Turning Mass to Moles for the 1st Time! | 180 Days of Mr. Wysocki's Classes

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