SST_ITOUCH_MikePattilloThe videos in this section will help you to establish sound laboratory techniques and procedures and should be reviewed as a part of the lab component of your classroom instruction.

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Laboratory Overview (M4V)
In this video you will tour GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Laboratory Safety (M4V)
In this video you will see the equipment and best safety practices for GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Using The Digital Balance (M4V)
This video demonstrates the proper means of using a digital balance.

Using The Mel-Temp (M4V)
This video is a demonstration of how to perform a melting point apparatus analysis.

Recrystallization (M4V)
This video demonstrates how to recrystallize materials using microscale techniques in GGC's organic chemistry labs.

Using The Centrifuge (M4V)
This video demonstrates the appropriate way to use a centrifuge in GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Thin Layer Chromatography (M4V)
This video demonstrates the proper way to perform and analyze thin layer chromatography (TLC).

Pastuer Filter Pipet (M4V)
This video features the proper use of a Pastuer Filter Pipet in GGC's organic chemistry labs.

Reflux Assembly (M4V)
This video shows how to assemble a reflux apparatus using microscale glassware.

Decanting (M4V)
This video shows how and when to decant liquids.

Glassware Overview (M4V)
This video details the identity and purpose of common glassware used in GGC's organic labs.

Hood Operation (M4V)
This video demonstrates how to use a fume hood in GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Using the Hot-Stir Plate (M4V)
This video details how to properly use a magnetic hot plate in GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Microscale Distillation (M4V)
This video demonstrates how to properly utilize microscale glassware for distillation in GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Vortex Mixer (M4V)
This video shows how and why to properly use a vortex mixer.

Vacuum Filtration (M4V)
In this video, the correct means of using vacuum filtration in GGC's organic chemistry lab is demonstrated.

Solvent Evaporation (M4V)
This video demonstrates the correct way to evaporate solvents in GGC's organic chemistry lab.

Simple pH Readings (M4V)
This video demonstrates how to easily take pH readings in GGC's organic lab.

Organic/Aqueous Partitioning (M4V)
This video demonstrates how to determine the identity of partition liquids.

Liquid Measuring (M4V)
In this video, the proper means of measuring liquids by various means is demonstrated.

Using the Polarimeter (MOV)
This video demonstrates an instrument that measures the degree of optical rotation that a molecule exhibits by shining light through it.