Separation of Mixtures Using a Centrifuge – A Simulated Lab

After completing this lab activity, you should be able to,
1.Separate a mixture using a centrifuge.
2.Explain the principles behind centrifugation.
3.Use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to obtain information such as molecular formula, physical properties,
hazards, and disposal procedures for chemicals used in each experiment.
4.Prepare and maintain a laboratory notebook, including a write-up of each experiment that details the purpose, c
equations, calculation of theoretical yield, percent yield, and record of experimental observations.
5.Write clear, concise, scientific laboratory reports using American Chemical Society style for each experiment.
6.Use critical analysis skills to interpret data and draw conclusions.

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