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Basic Laboratory Skills for Beginners

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Course Overview

This easy to follow course provides examples for the preparation of solutions, discusses appropriate glassware use, demonstrates examples of redox and acid-base titrations and gives examples for the preparation of culture media.

Course learning outcomes;

  • Become familiar with the different types of common apparatus in a laboratory setting, along with their purpose and reason for design
  • Look at the way each piece of equipment is used and the correct way to make readings
  • Worked examples of making molar solution and serial dilutions will be shown
  • Demonstrations of two standard types of titration; redox and acid-base
  • Review the different types of media found in both micro and cell biology laboratories, and how these are prepared
  • Highlight specific industry examples and case studies of the types of lab and their equipment

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