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.)
Beaker, 100 mL
Isopropanol or acetone
RI matching fluids (from Chapter 14)
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. ...