BIO-301 LAB TERMS
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Curve seen at the top of the liquid in a container.(plural; menisci,from the Greek for"cresent"). it can be either concave or convex. This can be seen between water and glass.
- A. The bottom of a concave meniscus.
- B.The top of a convex meniscus.
1.Solution:contains both a solute and a solvent. one substance is dissolved into another.
2.Solvent: a liquid,solid,or gas that dissolves another solid,liquid, or gaseous solute.
3. Solute: a substance. examples of solutes NaCL (salt, dye).
*Clue> solute is dissolved in a solvent.
A mixture in which small particles of a substance are dispersed throughout a gas or liquid. if a suspension is left undisturbed, the particles are likely to settle to the bottom.
*It does not dissolved e.g. muddy water,corn starch in water.
PH- Potential Hydrogen
It measures acidity or base of an aqueous solution on a scale of 0-14.
1. Acidic PH: think hydrogen ion (H+) LESS THAN 7.
2.Alkaline ( basic) PH: Less hydrogen ion(H+) GREATER THAN 7.
3.Neutral PH: think close to ph7.
Boiling point of water
100`C OR ( 212`F)
Freezing Point of water
32`F (OR 0`c)
Human Body temperature
98.6 `F (OR 37.8 `C)
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