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LabEquipment&Safety

TermDefinition
test tube rack used to hold and dry test tubes.
thermometer used to measure how much heat energy is in an object.
test tubes used to hold small amounts of pre-measured substances.
digital balance used to determine a smaller, lighter object's mass.
triple-beam balance used to determine a larger, heavier object's mass.
scoopula used for drying
weigh boat
pipette used to transfer liquid from one container to another (increments are very small, usually .25 mL per increment.)
beaker used to measure large volumes of liquid (increments are larger than a graduated cylinder, usually 25-50 mL per increment.)
graduated cylinder used to measure volume of liquids, more precise than a beaker (increments are smaller than a beaker- usually 1 mL per increment.)
bunsen burner used to heat liquids and substances in glassware or ceramics.
ring stand bunsen burner goes on the stand and a wire screen goes on top of the ring. The wire mesh is used to hold glassware and ceramics while heating.
beaker tongs used to pick up hot objects and small glassware.
test tube tongs used to hold test tubes over flames or in beakers of hot fluid.
heat resistant gloves used to handle hot objects.
normal laboratory gloves used in laboratory anytime chemicals are to be used.
goggles protect your eyes.
meter stick measures length.
erlenmeyer flask glassware with a wide base and with sides that taper upward to a short vertical neck; allows contents to be mixed by swirling
volumetric flask used for making liquid solutions of precise volumes.
microscope used for magnifying very small items for easier viewing.
microscope slides
disposal alert this symbol appears when care must be taken to dispose of materials properly.
biological hazard this symbol appears when there is danger involving bacteria, fungi, or protists.
open flame alert this symbol appears when use of an open flame could cause a fire or an explosion.
thermal safety this symbol appears
sharp object safety this symbol appears
fume safety this symbol appears
electrical safety this symbol appears
plant safety this symbol appears
animal safety this symbol appears
radioactive safety this symbol appears
clothing protection safety this symbol appears
fire safety this symbol appears
explosion safety this symbol appears
eye safety this symbol appears
poison safety this symbol appears
chemical safety this symbol appears
Created by: S730503