Chapter 15. Lab III-1 Determine Densities of Glass and Plastic Specimens
Equipment and Materials
You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from http://www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.)
Materials from Kit
Graduated cylinder, 10 mL
Test tube rack
Materials you Provide
Isopropanol, 99% or acetone
Specimens: glass and plastic (see text)
Glass and plastic fragments have sharp edges and may cut you. Handle them with forceps. Isopropanol is flammable. As a matter of good practice, you should always wear splash goggles, gloves, and protective clothing when working in the lab.
The density of a material ...