Chemistry

Chemistry with a Microscope

Hello All, Does anyone have a chemistry lab that meaningfully incorporates the use of a microscope? Thank you, Michael

Michael Hinton
Michael Hinton
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Hi Michael, Check out this article, that includes an activity where students observe the crystals within a copper deposit. Let me know what you think! http://common.nsta.org/resource/default.aspx?id=10.2505%2f4%2ftst09_076_09_42 Does anyone else have other labs that use microscopes? -Megan

Megan Doty
Megan Doty
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Hello, When discussing crystallization in ionic compounds, we looked at silver nitrate single replacement on a piece of copper wire using a microscope. The effect is a tree-like formation appearing on the copper wire. We did this as an activity before winter break. Hope this is an idea! Parker Britton

Parker Britton
Parker Britton
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