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Laboratory Techniques 1
This course provides students with practice in housekeeping duties, preparing chemical solutions from powders and liquids, and performing analytical methods including centrifugation, filtration, evaporation, viscosity, conductivity, turbidity and spectorphotometry.
Becki Foster

Tina Fugate
A. Prepare common Reagent Solutions. (PASS)

B. Perform Basic Separation Analyses. (PASS)

C. Operate Small Laboratory Equipment. (PASS)

D. Demonstrate the Proper Use of Colormeters and Analysis of Absorbance Data. (PASS)
Lab Technician Skill Standards

- Aligns with National Consortium on Health Science & Technology Education

Lab Technician - CTTC
Chemistry by Wilbraham, A. C., Prentice-Hall, (2005).

Chemistry, 3rd Edition by Wilbraham, A. C., Addison-Wesley, (1993).

Chemical Technician's Ready Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition by Shugar, G.J., McGraw-Hill Publishers, (1981).

ChemTeC Modern Chemical Technology Guidebook (Revised Edition) by Recsok, R.L., American Chemical Society (1972).

Chemistry Problems, 3rd Edition by Newton, D.E., J Weston Walch Publisher, (1984).

Merrill Mathematics 4, Merrill Publishing, (1987).

Medical Laboratory Procedures by Palko, T. and Palko, H., Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Publishing, (1999).

Turbidity Meter Manual, HF Scientific Inc.

Conductivity Meter Manuals, Hanna Instruments and Fisher Scientific.

Spec20 Operator's Manual, Spectronic Instruments, (1995).

Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 17th Edition by Clesceri L., Greenberg, A.E., and Trussel, R.R., American Public Health Association: Washington D.C., (1989).
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Science and Mathematics Laboratory Science Assistant
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Science and Mathematics Laboratory Science Technician
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Science and Mathematics Specialized Laboratory Science Technician