Science Tools and Their Uses
The name of tools used in the science lab and the uses of these tools.
Terms in this set (25)
Used for holding and transferring hot objects.
Test Tube Rack
To hold and store test tubes in the upright position.
Used for transferring or filtering liquids from one container to another.
Use to protect the eyes.
Test Tube Holder or Clamp
To hold a test tube at the Bunsen Burner. Also used to transfer a hot test tube.
Measures the temperature.
Accurately measures small volumes of liquid. (0.1 to 20 ml)
Graduated Cylinder or Measuring Cylinder
Accurately measures the volume of a liquid.
Triple beam balance or Electronic Balance
Accurately weighs a solid.
Uses gas and open flames to heat substances for experimentation.
Has a flat bottom and a pouring beak-used to store and carry out experiments.
Erlenmeyer Flask or Conical Flask
Has a flat bottom and a long narrow mouth- used to store and carry out experiments.
Uses electricity to heat up liquids.
Used to conduct experiments that require small volumes.
Used to hold specimen firmly for transfer.
To mount live or large specimens for observations under the microscope.
To mount a specimen for observations under the microscope.
To cover the specimen on the slides before viewing under a microscope.
Stereomicroscope or Dissecting Microscope
Used to view tiny specimen by magnifying up to 400 times. Specimen have to be mounted on slides.
Magnify specimens up to 20 times to observe details.
Used for experimentation with very small volumes.
Used to transfer microbiological live specimens under sterile conditions.
UV Light Box
Used to observe specimens under the UV light.
Used to grow cultures of microscopic organics. (Ex. Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi)
Used to observe reactions in small volumes.