We won’t be using liquid mercury in the o chem lab, but it was widely used in many of the research labs where I worked. I even played with some liquid mercury when I was little. This video shows you the vapors produced by even tiny amounts of liquid mercury. Check it out.
Reed Chemistry Links
Chem 201/202 Pages
- Alan Shusterman on When is a 'glycol' not a glycol?
- Alan Shusterman on Anticrastination anyone?
- Alan Shusterman on Exam #4 answers