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A series of collaborative learning activities and accompanying text that develop the concept of concentration calibration, utilizing the external standard, internal standard, and standard addition methods. The module is based primarily on flavonoids, particularly quercetin, as an example analyte. The activities are designed as in-class, small group exercises. An additional out-of-class activity is also available.


Table of Contents

  • In-Class Modular Unit (Word, PDF)
  • Out-of-Class Modular Unit (Word, PDF)
  • Instructor’s Guides
    • For instructor’s guide in a PDF or Word document, please contact the developers.
  • Assessment Questions: For assessment questions that accompany this module, please contact Sandra Barnes (

Developed by:

Dr. Sandra L. Barnes
Alcorn State University

Dr. David Thompson
Sam Houston State

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