Lab Photo: Hot Glassware Looks the Same as Cold Glassware

Hot lab glassware looks the same as cold lab glassware.

Lab Lessons: Hot glassware looks the same as cold glassware.

I had just finished using a heat gun to dry some glassware. Which one did I just finish drying? ¬†Uh huh… hot glassware looks the same as cold glassware. One of those lab lessons that it’s good to learn early.

Sonjiala Jackson-Hotchkiss

Sonjiala (SON-ja-la) is currently pursuing an MS degree in chemistry at UC San Diego. As a member of the Bridges to Baccalaureate Program at San Diego Mesa College, her research in organic chemistry includes the synthesis of fatty acid esters of vitamin C that will be tested for their ability to inhibit glycolytic enzymes. In an additional research project she uses analytical chemistry techniques to determine the composition of World War II era California pottery.

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