Lab Equipment: definition and function
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Test tube clamp
used to hold test tubes. Note: pinching it drops the test tube.
to pick up hot or hazardous materials
its meant to hold hot beakers
A Glove Used To Protect Your Hand From Hot objects
a thin glass tube closed at one end used to doing experiments
A container with a wide top and straight sides.the function of a beaker is to hold and measure various liquids. Use plastic for room temperature or cold experiments. Use glass for hot.
A container with a narrow top and angled sizes. Used for containing liquids and experiments. Top can be plugged with a stopper
it could be glass or plastic it is used to measure the volume of a liquid.
used to pour liquid.usually has a handle
A hot plate is used for heating water and experiments.
a thing that heats an object over a flame
Used to Light Burners
Test tube rack
The holes hold a test tube right side up. The posts hold a test tube upside down for drying.
Used as a plug in flasks or test tubes
a strip of plastic used to make a striaght line or measurements. Use the metric side!
Used to mesure meters and centimeters
a tool to measure angles
Test tube cleaner/brush
a device used to clean the inside of a test tube
used to measure temperature.
This item is used measure temperature
weighing scale used to measure weight or force.
a shower used to rinse off chemicals. only use when needed.
Safety goggles / glasses
safety gogles are a form of protective wear that protecs your eyes
To protect your skin from chemicals
To wash your eys and to get chemicals out of your eyes. Use only when necessary
Triple Beam Balance
it measures the mass of a item by using the three beams.
It covers people who are on FIRE so the FIRE can't get oxigen
A fume hood is a large piece of equipment with five walls enclosing a work area for doing experiments with dangerous fumes or explosions.
a sink is used to wash dishes and hands it also supplies cold and warm water
Removes dirt, chemicals, and germs from hands or lab equipment.
Does not clean, but kills most germs
to dry your hands and to dry items
Squishy on one side and scratchy on the other,holds water used to wash things
used for viewing objects too small to see with your unaided eye.
used for viewing small objects that you can still see with your unaided eye.
a thin piece of glass used to hold objects under a microscope.
Microscope cover slip
A microscope cover slip is used for covering the object to look at in a microscope.
picking up objects too small to be handled by humans hands
A long tube with a suction bulb at the end to take in liquid and let it out