Investigating the Copper Content of Brass
This lab extends knowledge of the electromagnetic spectrum, spectrometry and colorimetry. It uses Beer's law and generation of a calibration curve to determine the copper content of a sample of brass. Students are expected to correlate a color spectrum of a metal ion in solution with electron transitions.Preview Download
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|IB Topics||AP Topics|
|1.2; 1.5; A.8||SAP-8.C; SPQ-4.A|
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