Ch 1: AP Chemistry: Experimental Laboratory Chemistry: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Experimental Laboratory Chemistry chapter of this AP Chemistry Help and Review course is the simplest way to master experimental lab chemistry. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of experimental laboratory chemistry.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering AP chemistry material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn AP chemistry. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding dimensional analysis or working with the metric system
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about experimental lab chemistry
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Experimental Laboratory Chemistry chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Experimental Laboratory Chemistry chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any experimental lab chemistry question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an experimental laboratory chemistry unit of a standard AP chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • Units and conversions of the metric system
  • Unit conversion
  • Significant figures in calculations
  • Scientific notation
  • Accuracy and safety rules for chemistry lab experiments
  • Chemistry lab equipment
  • Identification of chemicals in a solution

11 Lessons in Chapter 1: AP Chemistry: Experimental Laboratory Chemistry: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Metric System: Units and Conversion

1. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Just like you and your friend communicate using the same language, scientists all over the world need to use the same language when reporting the measurements they make. This language is called the metric system. In this lesson we will cover the metric units for length, mass, volume, density and temperature, and also discuss how to convert among them.

Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

2. Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

How is solving a chemistry problem like playing dominoes? Watch this lesson to find out how you can use your domino skills to solve almost any chemistry problem.

Significant Figures and Scientific Notation

3. Significant Figures and Scientific Notation

Are 7.5 grams and 7.50 grams the same? How do scientists represent very large and very small quantities? Find out the answers to these questions in this video.

Chemistry Lab Safety & Accuracy Procedures & Equipment

4. Chemistry Lab Safety & Accuracy Procedures & Equipment

Working safely and collecting accurate data are the two most important parts of working in a chemistry lab. This lesson will give tips so you can succeed in both areas.

Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More

5. Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More

When you bake a cake, you use different tools for each step in the process: a bowl for mixing, cups for measuring ingredients and an oven for baking. In this lesson, you will discover the name and purpose of many of the different tools that are used in the chemistry lab.

How to Identify Chemicals in Solution: Test Methods & Materials

6. How to Identify Chemicals in Solution: Test Methods & Materials

Do you have a mysterious solution sitting around? Learn to identify it using one of the following methods: through precipitation, using conduction, using a flame test, using an acid-base indicator and observing the color of the solution.

Accepted Value: Definition & Formula

7. Accepted Value: Definition & Formula

Learn the definition of accepted value in terms of accepted value versus experimental value, as well as the formula associated with accepted value, experimental value and percentage error. Then take a brief quiz to test your new knowledge.

Chemistry Lab Equipment Flashcards

Chemistry Lab Equipment Flashcards

Chemistry labs are full of specialized tools that you can use to conduct different types of experiments. These flashcards will help you identify the most common equipment found in the lab.

Electrochemical Salt Bridge: Definition & Purpose

9. Electrochemical Salt Bridge: Definition & Purpose

Electrochemical cells generate electric current and are similar to a battery. A salt bridge is a vital component to the cell, and the cell won't function without it. In this lesson, we will go through what purpose the salt bridge serves in the electrochemical cell.

Electrochemical Salt Bridge: Function & Preparation

10. Electrochemical Salt Bridge: Function & Preparation

Galvanic cells are a type of battery. In order for the galvanic cell to function properly an electrochemical salt bridge is required. In this lesson, we will discuss the function of the salt bridge and how to prepare one.

How to Make Elephant Toothpaste in the Classroom

11. How to Make Elephant Toothpaste in the Classroom

Elephant toothpaste is a demonstration students will remember forever. This lesson outlines how to make elephant toothpaste, and then explains why it works. Finally, it offers suggestions for extensions that can be used following the demonstration.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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