Student Learning Strategies
This process should be performed first, perhaps even before starting the course. Each company may have its own manual and procedures regarding sample collection. In order to correctly draw a sample, which represents the entire fluid, certain steps should be strictly followed, such as taking the sample midstream and not from the top or bottom of the container.
After this activity, students will be able to:
It is very important to dispose of the fluid in the bucket properly.
Instructor Learning Strategies
Activity level of difficulty: Beginner
Suggested teaching strategies: Students need a copy of these procedures before starting the class to draw their samples before the wet lab day.
Time commitment: Overall, 10 to 15 minutes
Troubleshooting Tips: The use of sampling bottles without a film in the cap will make it easier to reduce the chance of contamination.
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