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Lab: Tuesday & Thursday, 1:10-5:00 PM, Crow 302

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Timeline
The first day of class is on Jan. 15. We will meet at 1:10 PM in Crow 204.
  1. There will be a brief introduction and description of the lab experiments given.
  2. You will choose which lab experiments you would like to perform. (Choose at least 6 experiments in case you do not get your first 3 choices.)
  3. You will submit your experiment choices.
  4. We will devise a schedule for the experiments that best fits everybody’s request.
On Jan. 17 we will meet at 1:10 PM in Crow 302.
  1. You will pick up the lab write-up for your first period experiment.
  2. You will read the lab write-up and start your experiment.
Three experiments will be performed over the course of the semester. At the end of each period a lab notebook, oral presentation and written publication are required.
 
Period 1 Jan. 17 - Feb. 14
  Oral Presentation     Feb. 12 & 14
Period 2 Feb. 19 - Mar. 26
  Spring Break             Mar 12 & 14
Oral Presentation     Mar. 21 & 26
Period 3 Mar. 28 - Apr. 25
  Oral Presentation     Apr. 23 & 25

Instructor
Professor James Schilling 93 (5-6239) 215 Crow
Professor Kater Murch 93 (5-7765) 218 Crow
Professor Demetrios Sarantites 93 (5-6504) 158 Radiochemistry
Assistant in Instruction
Jesse Balgley 93 (5-7426) 123 Crow
Wolfgang Zober 93 (5-4723) 222 Crow

Lab Coordinator
Dr. Scott Handley 93 (5-6261) 167 Compton

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