Featured in PASCO’s College Chemistry Instructor Guide
College Instructor edition with 36 experiments covering introductory and general chemistry topics.
Percent H2O in a Hydrate
Use a crucible and Bunsen burner to determine the water content of a hydrated salt.
Students determine the water content of a hydrated salt.
Students gain experience conducting the following procedures, using a balance and a Bunsen burner:
- Carefully heat the hydrated sample in a crucible.
- Take accurate measurements of the sample before and after it is thoroughly heated.
- Calculate the percentage of water in the hydrate based on the measurements.
Crucible with lid
Wash bottle with deionized water - 1 per class
Copper sulfate, CuSO4, hydrated - 4.5 g
The Associated Bundle:
Contains the probeware for completing experiments in the College Chemistry lab manual.