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Synthesis and Gravimetric Analysis of Cobalt Oxalate Hydrate

Target Grades: 10 - 14
Accommodates 24 students working in groups of 2

Students will enjoy this lab as they experience multiple techniques required for AP chemistry; synthesizing cobalt oxalate hydrate by precipitation, gravimetric analysis by dehydration, and oxidation-reduction (redox) titration on a unique compound. Experiments are well delineated and can be easily adjusted to fit your lab period: minimal prep time. State of the Art instructor’s manual features background material, easy to follow stepwise protocols, assessment questions, sample data, modeled calculations, and an answer key. Additional equipment required: analytical balance, burets, Bunsen burners, standard laboratory glassware. Meets AP Science Practices 2 & 7.

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