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05ToolsEquipment

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Tool An object that helps you do work
Measurement The process of using tools to observe an object’s physical properties like mass, volume, temperature, etc.
Telescope A tool used to observe distant objects on Earth and in space
Microscope A tool used to view objects too small to see with the eyes alone
Hand Lens A tool used to magnify small objects
Balance Scales A tool that is used to measure mass
Triple Beam Balance The function of a balance is to measure the mass of objects.
Metric Ruler A tool used to measure lengths and distances
Spring Scale A tool that measures weight
Graduated Cylinders A glass container with markings used to measure volume
Beaker A glass container with a spout and measurement marks
Thermometer A tool used to measure temperature
Calculator Helps to solve math problems
Stopwatch Measures time
Sand Timer A device for the measurement of a specified amount of time.
Compass Shows direction
Magnet Attracts iron
Collecting Net Gathers animal specimens
Camera Records pictures
Computer Computes, records, and displays data
Mirror Used to investigate light reflection
Notebook Used to record data and observations
Hot Plate A tool used to heat objects
Aquarium A plastic or glass container filled with water, fish, and other aquatic animals
Terrarium A glass or plastic container in which plants grow.
Prism An object made of clear plastic or glass that bends light rays.
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