Straight Lines/ Standard Curves

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • Describe the linear relationships between two parameters
  • Construct and use a standard curve for determining the concentration of a unknown solution using spectroscopy
  • Use Beer’s Law and the gradient of a standard curve to determine the concentration of an unknown solution using spectroscopy
1: Line graphs
2: Straight lines
3: A straight line has only one slope
4: Slopes and spectros
5: Standard curve-the wavelength
6: Standard curve-making and using
7: Beer's Law
8: The plug and chug method
9: Try a biology example
10: Summary