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Welcome to the launch of the new ASELL Chemistry Website!

More experiments have been added that were tested at the last ASELL Science Workshop held at the University of Adelaide in April 2010, as well as other features. Please explore the new site and contact us if you have any comments about it. We hope you find it useful and enjoy using it!

Latest Experiments

  • Octahedral to Square Planar Transition in Nickel Chelates

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by

    The experiment investigates the equilibrium between the octahedral and square planar geometries in a nickel(II) complexes coordinated by...

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  • Volumetric analysis: Accuracy and precision of a pipette

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by Tamsin Kelly,Dijana Townsend

    This experiment is designed to introduce students to volumetric analysis, and in particular to develop the student’s skill of accurate...

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  • Chemical Reactions: Observing chemical changes

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by Tamsin Kelly,Dijana Townsend

    This experiment is designed for students who may have no chemistry background at all, as their very first general chemistry laboratory experience...

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  • Ion Exchange Chromatography

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by Sam Priest,Natalie Williamson

    Ion exchange chromatography is a critical analytical technique routinely used for the separation of compounds based on their charge for a wide range...

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  • Sunscreen

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by Adam Bridgeman

    This experiment introduces students to how sunscreens and sunglasses work. It also introduces the use of a UV spectrometer and the Beer –...

    2956 views | 0 comments |
  • Properties of Gases

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by Ron Clarke

    This experiment allows students to experience the behaviour of gases. In particular, students discover for themselves via the experiment the basis...

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  • Preparation of biodiesel from waste vegetable oil

    Posted: 08/02/2013 by Kieran Lim

    This experiment synthesises biodiesel fuel by the transesterification of used vegetable oil via an acid catalyzed reaction. The product biodiesel ...

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  • Ester Hydrolysis and Acid Identification

    Posted: 15/03/2011 by Tara Pukala

    In this experiment students are required to identify an unknown ester by hydrolysing it to the corresponding acid, which is in turn identified by its...

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  • Preparation, Distillation and Spectroscopic Identification...

    Posted: 15/03/2011 by Warwick J Belcher

    This experiment is the last experiment that the students do in the CHEM1020 course experiment. It describes the synthesis of 2-chloro-2-methylpropane...

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  • Synthesis of 6-Methylazulene

    Posted: 28/02/2011 by Alan Payne

    Synthesis of 6-methylazulene and exploration of its chemistry.

    3754 views | 0 comments |

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