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Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Mass Spectrometry: LEGO Exercise

Introduction This module introduces students to the relationship between chromatograms and mass spectra using hands-on group work with molecules built from LEGO™ bricks and environmental case studies involving the analysis of pesticides by GC-MS and oil spill dispersant chemicals by LC-MS/MS. The first of three in-class exercises guides students through the process of creating total and…