|MCCCD Official Course Competencies|
|1. Identify and evaluate chemical hazards and hazard warning signs (such as the 4-bar Hazardous Material Information System, the 4- diamond National Fire Protection Association System, and Material Safety Data Sheets).
2. Cite the location and operation of common laboratory safety equipment.
3. Given a written experimental procedure, plan and complete a series of steps to safely and successfully complete the experiment within the allotted time.
4. Measure and dispense reagents.
5. Determine the mass of a given substance using a balance, and record it to the correct number of significant figures.
6. Set up and perform routine physical and chemical changes safely and effectively, including heating substances, mixing chemicals, filtering, and diluting solutions.
7. Record and interpret observations of physical and chemical changes, using appropriate chemical terminology.
8. Use measured values to calculate physical properties (e.g., density) to the correct number of significant figures.
9. Given a standardized acid or base, perform a titration, and calculate the unknown concentration of a solution.
10. Construct and interpret a standard graph.
11. Use scientific measuring devices to obtain chemical data.
12. Apply principles, concepts, and procedures of chemistry to lab experiments.
13. Use the scientific method in interpreting chemical data to arrive at rational conclusions.
14. Use lab equipment properly and safely to perform a variety of chemical procedures and techniques.
15. Prepare written reports, present data in a logical format, analyze data, and report conclusions.
|MCCCD Official Course Outline|
|I. Not applicable. Laboratory experience will consist of application of lecture content to related chemistry experiments.|
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 6/27/2006