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Gravimetric Analysis of a Metal Carbonate—AP* Chemistry Classic Laboratory Kit

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Item #: AP6378

Price: $37.15

In the Gravimetric Analysis of a Metal Carbonate Classic Lab Kit for AP* Chemistry, students determine the identity of a Group 1 metal carbonate by gravimetric analysis. Students gain valuable experience in the gravimetric analysis process.

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Classic AP Requirement #16—Analytical Gravimetric Determination

In this laboratory, students determine the identity of a Group 1 metal carbonate by gravimetric analysis. The unknown is weighed, dissolved in water and precipitated as calcium carbonate. The precipitate is filtered, dried and weighed. From the data, the formula weight and the identity of the unknown metal carbonate are determined. Students gain valuable experience in the process of gravimetric analysis. The lab is free of heavy-metal waste typically generated with most gravimetric analysis labs.

Complete for a class of 24 students working in pairs.

Gravimetric Analysis of a Metal Carbonate Inquiry Guidance & AP* Chemistry Curriculum Alignment Transition Guide available! Follow the link in Resources to find this valuable publication that lets you adapt this classic AP Chemistry experiment for guided-inquiry and correlate with the AP Chemistry curriculum framework.

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Materials Included in Kit (for 24 students working in pairs): Calcium chloride solution, sodium carbonate, potassium carbonate.

Additional Materials Required (for each lab group): 0.001-g precision balance (shared), beakers, Bunsen burner, crucible, crucible tongs, drying oven (shared), filter funnel, quantitative filter paper, heat-resistant pads, ring clamp, glass stirring rods, support stand, pipe stem triangle, wash bottle with distilled or deionized water, watch glass.

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