Bio 156 Lab 1

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LAB 1 1. Describe the function of the following pieces of safety equipment and how each might be used: (10 points) a. Eye Wash (2 points) The eyewash fountain is used to rinse chemical splashes off the eyes. They are used by rinsing the eyes 15 to 30 minutes with water. b. Fire Blanket (2 points) Fire blankets are used to extinguish small fires. They are used by covering the small fires with the blankets until it extinguishes. c. Shower (2 points) Safety showers were made to eliminate any fire or chemical spills on the body. They are used by standing underneath the shower and turning it on for 15 to 30 minutes. d. Chemical Spill Kit (2 points) Chemical Spill Kits are used eliminate any chemical spills. If there is an acid…show more content…
My hypothesis is that powerade would give that boost to make runners run fast. 10 runners are placed in a track to do a 2 mile run. 5 of them would be given powerade to drink in the mile mark while the other 5 are not given anything. The 5 runners that drank the powerade ran 2 miles in 10 minutes while the other 5 runners that didn’t drink anything ran the 2 miles in 12 minutes. As a result powerade helped the runners run faster for their times were faster than the ones that didn’t drink it. **Note that the point value of this question is 20 points. It is imperative that one thoroughly understands and can apply the Scientific Method as it is necessary to the understanding of all science. Take the time to ensure the answer is thorough, inclusive, and complete. 7. a. What solution is used to clean biological spills (be specific)? (2 points) 10% bleach solution is used to clean small biological spills like organisms being released with no big splashes or mess in the area. b. Why is this different than solutions used for chemical spills? (3 points) Chemical solutions are different than biological spills because chemicals can do serious damage to living organisms and won’t be completely cleaned in routine waste treatment faculties. Also bleach solution wouldn’t remove acid or base spills they have to be treated different. 8. List three things that one can do to protect oneself from contamination/injury in the laboratory. (6

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