A Guide to Chemical Laboratory Practice

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    IN this book an attempt is made to supply the information which is usually provided by the demonstrators in the elementary laboratory. In this way time and trouble may be saved. Some of the information may seem rather trivial, as when the student is warned not to stumble and fall when carrying a desiccator; but most of the hints given are useful. Every teacher knows that it is of the utmost importance to instil into beginners those habits of neatness and orderly work without which no real progress can be made in practical chemistry, and this modest volume will certainly assist in this way if students can be persuaded to read it and carry out the good advice which will be found in abundance on its pages.

    A Guide to Chemical Laboratory Practice:

    for Beginners. By Prof. H. Bassett. Pp. viii + 94. (London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1938.) 2s. 6d.

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    A Guide to Chemical Laboratory Practice. Nature 143, 960 (1939) doi:10.1038/143960b0

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