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# Chemistry Zone: Laboratory Activity Lessons

Name Description Type
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