Laboratory Science

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Laboratory Science by Mind Map: Laboratory Science

1. Careers

1.1. Investigate industries

1.1.1. Plan

1.1.2. Present

1.1.3. Discussion with teacher

1.1.4. Observation checklist

1.1.5. Learner review 1

1.2. Investigate careers

1.2.1. Plan

1.2.2. Present

1.2.3. Present specific career

1.2.4. Observation checklist

1.2.5. Learner review 2

1.3. Produce a CV

1.4. Evaluation

1.4.1. Learner review 3

1.4.2. Feedback from peer

2. Working in a lab

2.1. Risk assessment

2.1.1. Electrical equipment

2.1.2. Flammable materials

2.1.3. Chemicals

2.2. Chemical handling

2.2.1. Identify 5 categories of chemicals from CLP

2.2.1.1. Hazard category

2.2.1.2. Storage requirements

2.2.2. Chemical preparation

2.2.2.1. Prepare chemical solution

2.2.2.2. Demonstrate safe working

2.2.3. Chemical spill

2.2.3.1. Personal safety

2.2.3.2. Practical activity with a spill

2.3. Scientific instrumentation

2.3.1. Measure volume

2.3.1.1. Record measurements

2.3.1.2. Use correct notation (units etc)

2.3.1.3. One calculation

2.3.1.3.1. Percentages

2.3.1.3.2. Ratios

2.3.1.3.3. Averages

2.3.1.3.4. Rearranging formula

2.3.2. Measure mass

2.3.2.1. Record measurements

2.3.2.2. Use correct notation (units etc)

2.3.2.3. One calculation

2.3.2.3.1. Percentages

2.3.2.3.2. Ratios

2.3.2.3.3. Averages

2.3.2.3.4. Rearranging formula

3. Practical skills

3.1. Microbiology

3.1.1. Pouring agar plates

3.1.2. Sub-culturing

3.1.2.1. Bacteria

3.1.2.2. Yeast

3.1.2.3. Mould

3.1.3. Prepare mounts

3.1.3.1. Wet

3.1.3.2. Dry

3.1.4. Work safely

3.2. Radioactivity

3.2.1. Measuring radioactivity

3.2.2. Work safely

3.2.3. Explain the requirements for working safely

3.2.3.1. Protective clothing

3.2.3.2. Use of forceps or lifting tool

3.2.3.3. Limiting time of exposure

3.2.3.4. Shielding or position of source

3.2.3.5. Use of the radioactive hazard symbol

3.3. Scientific instrumentation

3.3.1. Select a technique

3.3.1.1. Colorimeter

3.3.1.2. GC

3.3.1.3. GPLC

3.3.1.4. Electrical meters

3.3.1.5. Laser

3.3.1.6. Melting point apparatus

3.3.1.7. Oscilloscope

3.3.1.8. Spectrophotometer

3.3.1.9. Spectroscope

3.3.2. Follow instruction to operate

3.3.3. Record results

3.3.4. Work safely

3.4. Titrations

3.4.1. Set up apparatus

3.4.2. Select an indicator for end-point

3.4.3. Record volumes

3.4.4. Work safely

4. Investigation

4.1. Plan

4.1.1. Aim

4.1.2. Hypothesis

4.1.3. Description of how to carry out investigation

4.1.3.1. Time

4.1.3.2. Resources

4.1.3.3. Equipment

4.1.3.4. Variables

4.1.3.5. Factors to be kept constant

4.1.3.6. Choice of practical methods

4.1.3.7. Roles and responsibility of each group member

4.2. Carry out

4.2.1. Record results and observations

4.2.2. Work safely

4.3. Analyse

4.3.1. Scientific report (individual)

4.3.1.1. Title

4.3.1.2. Hypothesis

4.3.1.3. Readings and observations

4.3.1.4. Analysis of results

4.3.1.5. Conclusions

4.3.1.6. Evaluation of hypothesis

4.3.1.7. Evaluation of experimental procedures

4.3.2. Observation checklist

4.4. Evaluate

4.4.1. Learner's review