# Chemistry Zone: Laboratory Activity Lessons

Name | Description | Type |
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Lab
Safety |
This is a list of common lab safety rules | |

Scientific Glassblowing Basics | This covers everything you need to know about blowing glass for laboratory purposes. | Descriptions & Images |

Fundamental
Units |
This interactive lesson addressees the need and use of fundamental units. | Interactive (Shockwave) |

Significant
Figures the Complete Lesson |
This interactive lesson deals with all aspects of accuracy, precision, error, and significant figures. Includes explanation and practice. If you have Shockwave, this is the lesson to choose. |
Interactive (Shockwave) |

Significant Figures | An explanation of the concept behind significant figures. Includes descriptions of how to use them. Here is a more concise explanation. Here is a more detailed version. |
Description (not local) |

Sig.
Fig. Drill |
An outstanding tool for practicing significant figure counting. | Live Practice (Javascipt) |

Scientific Notation | A simple yet thorough description of scientific notation. | Descriptions & Examples |

Scientific Notation Conversion Drills |
These are outstanding tools for practicing converting scientific notation to decimals and for converting decimals to scientific notation. | Live Practice (Javascript) |

Density |
This slide show presents the basic concepts of Density as they relate to physics. (printable notes) | Slide Show (Flash) |

Density Lab | This interactive lab lets you experiment with different objects in liquid tanks, graduated cylinders, and scales. Thanks to Raman Pfaff for creating this. | Live Experiments (Shockwave) |

Converting Units by Dimensional Analysis | Tutorials for using units to convert from one unit to another. Also called the factor label method. | Interactive Lessons (ShockWave) |

Converting Temperatures Drill & Practice | This lets you practice converting between Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin. | Drill & Practice (Javascript) |

Unit Conversion Tool | This is the ultimate tool for converting one unit into another unit. | Live Tool |