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Year 7 Laboratory Equipment Function

Commonly used scientific equipment in school laboratories
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Spatula
for picking up small amounts of solids
Measuring cylinder
for measuring volumes of liquids
watch glass
for heating solutions and holding small amounts of solids
dropper
for dispensing liquids a drop at a time
evaporating dish
for heating liquids strongly
metal tongs
for holding small objects, especially when heating, eg. crucible
bosshead
for attaching clamp to stand
retort stand
for supporting apparatus during experiments
beaker
a graduated container used to hold solutions
gauze mat
used to spread heat evenly during heating