Chem 201 Laboratories             next held in Spring 2020

Introductory Lab Information - Adobe pdf

What you need to know before attending your first lab....

Lab sessions commence the week beginning January 14th in room FR310

A handout with more information will be provided at your first lecture session.

You can download a pdf copy of this handout by clicking the above pdf icon. It will open in a new tab or window.

Chem 201 Laboratory Schedule  

Jan 14 Laboratory Check-In and also
Exp   9.     Acetaminophen
Jan 21 Exp 10.     Esterification  
Jan 28 Exp   9.     Acetaminophen                -   product assessment
Exp 10.     Esterification                    -   product assessment
Exp 10.     Esterification                    -   spectroscopy quiz
Feb 04 Exp 11.     The Grignard Reaction  
Feb 11 Exp 11.     The Grignard Reaction           continued
Feb 18 No lab sessions for Chem 201 (University Reading Break)
Feb 25 Exp 12      Friedel-Crafts Acylation
Mar 04 Exp 12.     Friedel-Crafts Acylation          continued  
Mar 11 Exp 13.     Sulfa Drugs  
Mar 18 Exp 13.     Sulfa Drugs                            continued 
Mar 25 No Chem 201 lab this week but Full Report for Exp 13 due.
Apr 01 Exp 14.     Polymerization  
Apr 08 Laboratory Check-Out
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Laboratory Attendance

Attendance at laboratories is mandatory, and missed work will be assigned a zero grade. To pass the laboratory component of this course you must achieve a minimum mark of 50% overall, and you must have attended and completed a required minimum of laboratory work. This minimum is dependent upon a number of factors and will be raised by your laboratory supervisor, if necessary.

If absence from a laboratory period is unavoidable, contact your lab supervisor, preferably before the class, and certainly no more than one day after the missed experiment. Unavoidable absences from the lab (to which there is also a limit) are governed by the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences Policy Regarding Missed Examinations and Labs which can be found in your course outline. If a lab excuse is granted, you will likely be required to make up the lost work.

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Laboratory Report Deadlines

Deadlines for submission of reports will vary depending upon circumstances specific to each experiment. Your laboratory supervisor will confirm the deadline and location for handing in reports. It is your responsibility to be aware of this information. Claiming that a lab report was handed in on time but in a location different from that specified by your instructor is not an acceptable excuse.

Late Laboratory Reports

Penalties will be applied to reports received after the stated deadlines. Late report policies are set by the Department of Chemistry and applied to all laboratory components of chemistry courses at Capilano University. Since the late report policy is set by the Department of Chemistry, your instructor is obligated to apply the penalties as described below

A late report received up to 24 hours after the deadline will be assessed a penalty of 50% of the total possible marks. Late reports must be submitted to one of the chemistry laboratory personnel to be signed and dated. Late reports left in the hallway drop box after the deadline, or left in the wrong drop box, will not be marked.

Reports received more than 24 h after the deadline will not be marked, resulting in 100% loss of total possible marks.

For more complete details on the late report policies, consult your laboratory guide.