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PSU Chemtrek Penn State University 2020 - 2021

Small-Scale Experiments for General Chemistry

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15 January 2021

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Chemtrek is a laboratory text designed for use by students in a two-semester general chemistry laboratory program for science majors at the college or university level. The chapter topics have been selected to complement...

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Chemtrek is a laboratory text designed for use by students in a two-semester general chemistry laboratory program for science majors at the college or university level. The chapter topics have been selected to complement areas of chemistry normally presented in an introductory science major's lecture course. 

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Chemtrek presents an entirely new, innovative, small-scale, inexpensive, safe, efficient, and extremely effective way to get students involved in the excitement and promise of experimental chemistry. 


Section C in Experiment 3 was relocated to become Section G. Existing questions and sections were renumbered. Some material in the front matter were removed from the previous 2019 - 2020 edition. Some sections were renamed. Some new illustrations were inserted where consistency needed improvement. 

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Small Is Beautiful; CH.1: Check-In and Orientation; CH.2: Spectroscopy: The Interaction of Light and Matter; CH.3: Small-Scale Techniques and the Absorption of Light; CH.4: The Use and Abuse of Aluminum and its Compounds; CH.5: Instruments: What They Do and What They Don't; CH.6: Calorimetry; CH.7: Solutions and Reactions; CH.8: An Introduction to Acids and Bases; CH.9: Halogens and Their Compounds; CH.10: The Chemistry of Natural Waters; CH.11: Synthesis of Quantitation of Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin); CH.12: Thermodynamics; CH.13: Kinetic Blues; CH.14: Acid-Base Equilibria; CH.15: Redox Equilibria and Electrochemistry; CH.16: Carbon Dioxide Scrubbers for Use in Space Shuttles: A Case Study; CH.17: Paper, Thin Layer, and Liquid Chromatography; CH.18: Paper Chromatography and Liquid Chromatography; CH.19: Gas Chromatography; Appendix A; Glossary
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Stephen Thompson taught at Colorado State University for 35 years. Chemtrek was one of many important contributions he made to the chemistry discipline. 


Joe Keiser was the director of general chemsitry labs at Penn State University Main Campus for 20 years. His collaborative relationship with Stephen Thompson was the catalyst for Penn State's very own version of Chemtrek to be able to come to fruition.

Angela Bischof became the director of general chemistry labs at Penn State University Main Campus in June 2020. She oversaw the edits to this current 2020 - 2021 edition of PSU Chemtrek.

Kyle Schmid is an assistant teaching professor at Penn State University Main Campus. He is a contributing editor under the...

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Stephen Thompson taught at Colorado State University for 35 years. Chemtrek was one of many important contributions he made to the chemistry discipline. 


Joe Keiser was the director of general chemsitry labs at Penn State University Main Campus for 20 years. His collaborative relationship with Stephen Thompson was the catalyst for Penn State's very own version of Chemtrek to be able to come to fruition.

Angela Bischof became the director of general chemistry labs at Penn State University Main Campus in June 2020. She oversaw the edits to this current 2020 - 2021 edition of PSU Chemtrek.

Kyle Schmid is an assistant teaching professor at Penn State University Main Campus. He is a contributing editor under the direction of Joe Keiser and Angela Bischof.

Elizabeth Crowe is a general chemistry lab instructor and supervisor at Penn State University Main Campus. She is a contributing editor under the direction of Angela Bischof.

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