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Laboratory Skills for Science

Laboratory Skills for Science
Laboratory Skills for Science

An OpenSTEM laboratory school providing you with 18 hours of ‘hands on’ experience with an introduction to several widely used techniques in chemistry and physics.  Techniques include preparing solutions, pipetting, titration, handling radioactive sources, colorimetry and spectrometry as well as recording data and observations, plotting graphs and interpreting results. The laboratory protocols covered are designed to develop good laboratory practice (GLP).

To gain the badge, you must have successfully participated in all aspects of practical training/techniques at the OpenSTEM ‘Laboratory skills in Science’ Laboratory School (SS001/SS011), and demonstrated awareness of, and working to, relevant health and safety guidance.

Earn this Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for successfully completing the laboratory school.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

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Laboratory Skills for Science

Earn this free Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for completing the course and passing the quizzes.

First Published: 21/02/2019

Updated: 05/04/2019

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