Research Methods II: Lab Skills
Full course description
Research Methods 2: Lab Skills (a.k.a. Lab Skills 1) is project course that focuses on conducting and reporting on scientific experiments. Students learn to use the lab in a safe manner and according to the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) requirements, in order to answer their scientific research questions. You will become familiar with the accurate measurement of volumes and weights, making solutions, keep a journal and write your findings up in a report.
- To apply the safety and good laboratory practices in the development of scientific experiments across all the practical sessions.
- To use the laboratory equipment and materials with precision and efficiency.
- To conduct scientific laboratory experiments with accuracy and professionalism demonstrated through registration of procedures in the lab journal and writing of scientific reports.
- To assess and conclude over experiment’s results to outline coherent conclusions.
Recommendation: VSC1401 Introduction to Chemistry
This skills training does not require specific literature. Some resources will posted on Student Portal, but you will need to look for your own sources for your reports.