# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 75562577

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate procedures to measure and mix chemicals, including volatile chemicals (e.g., furniture and floor strippers, drain cleaners).

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • selecting PPE, materials, and tools
  • identifying various volumes of measuring cups
  • mixing chemicals according to the manufacturer's instructions or other specified ratios.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why must you be familiar with various volumes of measuring cups when measuring chemicals?
  • Where would instructions be found for mixing a given chemical to the manufacturer's specifications?
  • Where can information on exposure precautions and limits be found?
  • Why must adequate ventilation be used when mixing volatile chemicals?
  • What procedures should be followed for volatile chemical spills?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

CH.4

The student will investigate and understand that chemical quantities are based on molar relationships. Key concepts include
  1. Avogadro’s principle and molar volume;
  2. stoichiometric relationships;
  3. solution concentrations; and
  4. acid/base theory; strong electrolytes, weak electrolytes, and nonelectrolytes; dissociation and ionization; pH and pOH; and the titration process.