Class divided into four groups (see assignments below)
Each person has different role (see descriptions below)
Groups will exchange samples of alum after production
One LNB to submit for the group
One formal lab report to submit for the group
Individual Lab Quiz on Final Day
Day 1 – Lab and Group Preparation
Day 2 – Alum Synthesis
Day 3 – Alum Analysis
Day 4 – Finish and Lab Quiz
NOTE – all work due by the end of the final period
Project Director – The project director is responsible for the group. Roles/responsibilities: Reads directions to the group; Keeps group on-task; The only group member allowed to talk to the teacher; Shares summary of group work/results with the class. The PD will be quizzed at some point about the theory behind the lab
Material Manager – The material manager is responsible for obtaining all necessary materials and/or equipment for the lab. The only person allowed to pick up needed materials; Organizes materials and/or equipment in the work space; Facilitates use of materials during investigation; Assists with conducting lab procedures; Returns all materials at the end of lab to designated area.
Technical Manager – The technical manager is in charge of recording all data. Records data in tables and/or graphs; Completes conclusions/final summaries; Assists with conducting lab procedures; Assists with clean-up.
Safety Director – The safety director is responsible for enforcing all safety rules, waste disposal and conducting lab. Assists P.D. with keeping group on-task; Conducts lab procedures; Reports any accident to the teacher; Keeps track of time; Assists M.M. as needed