Many of the preparation skills useful for attending laboratory or practical classes will be similar to those for attending your first lectures and seminars/tutorials. However, there some issues that are specific to labs.
Best way to approach a lab class
"What would be your top tips to a new student so that they maximise the learning they have?"
"The best way to approach a lab practical is, you've already got your laboratory book in advance..."
Coming to a lab class for the first time
"I think the first thing that strikes you when you work in a first year lab is the difference in people. Some people have a lot of experience in labs and some have none at all ..."
Working safely in labs
"Safety is obviously a huge issue for everybody involved in doing lab work. What are the main things students should be thinking about working safely during a lab?"
"I think the most important thing is ... if you're not sure what's going to happen when you mix 2 things together it's not a good idea to do it ..."
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