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pro CE dure
1. Explain to your students how to avoid parallax when reading a meniscus.
line of sight
perpendicular to the scale
read the bottom of the liquid level
water wets glass
technique applies to burets and pipets as well as cylinders
2. Your students think that the lab procedure is too long, but you know you could do it in half the time. What to you say to them?
set up for the next step while an earlier step can proceed unattended
practice makes perfect