Laboratory Manual: General Chemistry I Honors

by Adedoyin M. Adeyiga, Ph.D.

Keywords: Lab Manual, Chemistry
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About the Book

General Chemistry I Honors Laboratory Manual (2023) is an eTextbook designed to provide a practical, hands-on approach to learning chemistry for students taking General Chemistry I Honors courses. The manual covers fundamental principles of chemistry, including atomic structure, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, gas laws, and thermodynamics. The book is divided into chapters, each focusing on a specific topic. Each experiment in the manual is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, pre-lab questions, and post-lab questions, helping students to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills.


  1. Calculations in the Chemistry Laboratory
  2. Experiment One: Which Antacid is Most Effective?
  3. Experiment Two: Extraction of Fat and Determination of Fat Content of Candy Bars
  4. Experiment Three: Identifying Some Constituents of Bones
  5. Experiment Four: Synthesis of Tylenol
  6. Experiment Five: Separation and Identification of Components of Combination Analgesics

General Information

  • Publication Year: 2023
  • Edition: First
  • Subject: Chemistry


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MLA: Adeyiga, Adedoyin. Laboratory Manual: General Chemistry I Honors. First, The Pennsylvania Alliance for Design of Open Textbooks (PA-ADOPT), 2023.

APA: Adeyiga, A. (2023). Laboratory Manual: General Chemistry I Honors. (First). The Pennsylvania Alliance for Design of Open Textbooks (PA-ADOPT).

Chicago: Adeyiga, Adedoyin. Laboratory Manual: General Chemistry I Honors. First. The Pennsylvania Alliance for Design of Open Textbooks (PA-ADOPT), 2023. 

Peer Review

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  • Educational Significance of Content including accuracy, appropriate and  useful materials, valid and significant concepts, models, and skills, and key  elements; 
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  • Readability and Ease of Use including clarity and comprehensiveness,  consistent writing style, readability and ease of use (logic, sequence, and flow),  appropriateness for target readership level, and quality of Interactivity and  multimedia learning objects.

As a part of the open peer review process, the public review conducted by Dr. Nicole Santerre will be made available on this page soon.