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Mrs. Norris Glassware Vocabulary

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beaker
A jar-like container, having a lip for pouring, used to hold, heat, or mix chemicals
flask
A narrow neck container used to hold, heat, or mix chemicals especially in titrations
microscope
A piece of equipment used to enlarge microscopic organisms
overflow can
A piece of equipment used to find the displaced water of an object
lab apron
A piece of safety equipment used to protect clothing
goggles
A piece of safety equipment used to protect your eyes
slide
A piece of thin glass used to hold small items needing enlargement
first aid kit
A set of materials used to aid in an emergency
petri dish
A shallow, cylindrical, dish with an overlapping cover used for the culturing of microorganism
pipette
A small tube into which small amounts of liquids are taken up by suction, as for measuring or transferring
dropper
A small tube usually capped by a hollow rubber bulb at one end, used to measure out a liquid in drops
meter stick
A tool used to measure length
graduated cylinder
A tube marked with a progressive series of degrees for measuring liquids or solids
stirring rod
A tube, usually made of glass, used to mix chemicals
test tube
A tube, usually of glass closed at one end, used to hold, heat, or mix chemicals
balance
An instrument used to determine mass
spring scale
An instrument used to find the weight of an object
thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
bunsen burner
An instrument used to provide a heat source
forceps
Used to pick up items
milli
thousandth (1/1000)
centi
hundredth (1/100)
deci
tenth (1/10)
deca
ten (10)
hecto
hundred (100)
kilo
thousand (1000)
meter
the basic metric unit for length
liter
the basic metric unit for volume
gram
the basic metric unit for mass