Preparation of acetylsalicylic acid, salicylic acid and caffeine standards.
You’ve heard of “kids say the darndest things”, well students say them too. I’m sure I have been one of those students so no shame.
While studying aspirin in class, a student asked if it was real, when I replied “yes”, they asked if they could have some since they had a headache 🤕
“Umm, No it is no advised to ingest laboratory chemicals”, even if they are prescription the chemist labelled the tablets as ‘laboratory use only’.
What strange things have students asked you in the lab?