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Chemistry Lab Equipment & Their Uses

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Spatula
Moves small amounts of solid matter
Beaker
Holds liquids
Erlenmeyer flask
Holds liquids
Graduated cylinder
Measures liquids
Stirring rod
Stirs mixtures
Pipette
Holds and transfers small amounts of liquids
Thermometer
Measures temperature
Test tube
Holds liquids/chemicals
Funnel
Transfers liquids from one glass to another; can also act as a filter
Test tube holder
Picks up and holds test tubes; the test tubes may be hot
Test tube rack
Holds all of the test tubes
Volumetric flask
Holds a specific amount of liquid; e.g. 100 mL
Buret clamp
Fastens glassware into place on ring stand
Buret
Measures liquids
Test tube brush
Cleans out test tube
Rubber stopper
Closes opening to test tube
Condenser
Cools hot liquids or vapors
Scoopula
Transfers solids
Forceps
Transfers solids
Bunsen Burner
Heats liquids
Utility clamp
Holds something down securely in place
Iron ring
Holds beaker/test tube
Asbestos screen/Wire gauze
Supports a container while it is being heated
Mortor (Mortar) and pestle
Grinds and mixes substances
Well plate
Used as "small test tubes"
Ring stand
A metal stand that supports laboratory apparatus
Watch glass
Used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker
Crucible
Small container in which substances are heated up
Crucible tongs
Grasp crucible and move it to another location
Pipe-stem triangle
Holds the crucible
Evaporating dish
Holds substances that will evaporate