Vernier Chemistry Investigations for Use with AP* Chemistry

Vernier Chemistry Investigations for Use with AP* Chemistry

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Vernier Chemistry Investigations for Use with AP* Chemistry


This lab book provides AP* Chemistry students with 16 inquiry-based laboratory experiments aligned with the inquiry investigations published by the College Board. Each experiment guides students to investigate key principles of AP Chemistry using electronic sensors to collect important data.

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The Vernier Chemistry Investigations for Use with AP* Chemistry lab book provides a comprehensive set of resources for the AP Chemistry teacher including sample data, sample analysis and calculations, and helpful guides to preparing reagents and chemical solutions. The student investigations include step-by-step instructions for setting up equipment and using data-collection software while retaining the spirit of an inquiry environment.

Table of Contents

ExperimentSuggested Products
1Investigating Food Dyes in Sports BeveragesGo Direct® SpectroVis® Plus Spectrophotometer
2Determining the Copper Content in BrassGo Direct® SpectroVis® Plus Spectrophotometer
3Investigating Water HardnessGo Direct® Conductivity Probe, Go Direct® pH Sensor, Electrode Support
4The Acidity of Juice and Soft DrinksGo Direct® pH Sensor, Go Direct® Drop Counter
5Separating MoleculesGo Direct® SpectroVis® Plus Spectrophotometer
6Identifying an Unknown SubstanceGo Direct® Melt Station, Go Direct® pH Sensor, Go Direct® Conductivity Probe, Electrode Support
7Investigating the Purity of a MixtureGo Direct® Conductivity Probe, Go Direct® Gas Pressure Sensor
8Determining the Percent Peroxide in a Commercial ProductGo Direct® ORP Sensor, Go Direct® Drop Counter
9Investigating the Components of a Commercial TabletGo Direct® Melt Station
10The Effect of Acid Rain on a Marble StructureGo Direct® Gas Pressure Sensor
11Investigating the Kinetics of a Crystal Violet ReactionGo Direct® SpectroVis® Plus Spectrophotometer
12Investigating Commercial Hand WarmersGo Direct® Temperature Probe, Electrode Support
13Investigating LeChatelier’s PrincipleGo Direct® SpectroVis® Plus Spectrophotometer, Go Direct® pH Sensor
14Investigating Acid-Base TitrationsGo Direct® pH Sensor, Go Direct® Drop Counter
15The Buffering Ability of Commercial ProductsGo Direct® pH Sensor, Go Direct® Drop Counter
16Testing the Effectiveness of a BufferGo Direct® pH Sensor, Go Direct® Drop Counter

What's Included

Electronic Version

  • Experiments aligned with the College Board’s 16 AP Chemistry investigations
  • Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
  • Essential instructor information including teaching tips, instructions for preparing solutions, suggested answers, and sample data and graphs
  • A generous site license—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class
  • Word-processing files of the student experiments, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences
  • Instructions for data collection with Graphical Analysis, Spectral Analysis, Logger Pro, and LabQuest App

Printed Lab Book

When you buy the printed lab book you receive all of the resources listed for the electronic version, plus a printed copy of the book.

Sample Download

Preview “Investigating Food Dyes in Sports Beverages” from Vernier Chemistry Investigations for Use with AP* Chemistry. The preview download includes student instructions, teacher tips, sample data, and more.

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Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

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