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Science Lab
Equipment
Compound Light Microscope
Purpose: to magnify
microscopic objects
Safety: carry close to
your body using 2
hands
Computer
Purpose: for research or
data analysis; to solve
multiple problems quickly;
store data
Safety: Only visit sites...
Beaker
Purpose: to find
the mass of
irregular objects or
for working with
larger volumes of
liquids
Graphing Calculator
Purpose: for making accurate
calculations, graphing data, and can be
attached to probeware
Balance
Purpose: to find the mass of an
object
Triple Beam Balance
Purpose: used
to find mass
before and after
an experiment
Notebook
Purpose: for data collection
Hand Lens
Purpose: magnification
Thermometer
Purpose: obtain temperature
Safety: broken thermometers can
release mercury, a harmful element;
use caution
Meter Stick
Purpose: find length
Graduated Cylinder
Purpose: used to accurately
measure the volume of a
liquid; like the measuring cup
of the science lab
Spring Scale
Purpose: to find the weight
of an object
Hot Plate
Purpose: non-open flame heat
source
Safety: Use beaker tongs or
insulated pads to handle hot
objects
Anemometer
Purpose: determine wind speed
to predict weather
Stopwatch
Purpose: measure time
Thermal Glove
Purpose: for handling hot
or cold objects
Goggles
Purpose: eye safety
Erlenmeyer Flask
Purpose: to
measure, mix,
and store liquids
Safety: use
caution when
dealing with hot
or cold liquids
Test Tube
Purpose: A thin glass tube used to hold
small amounts of material for testing or
experiments
Safety: use cauti...
Test Tube Holder
Purpose: to hold/support test
tubes
Psychrometer
Purpose: used to
measure relative
humidity; to
predict rain and
cloud formation
Spectroscope
Purpose: to separate
light rays (spectra)
Lab Apron
Purpose: protect
clothing/body from
harmful substances
Probeware
Purpose: provide and record
real-time information during
experiments; can measure
force, acceleration, soil
moi...
Vent Hood (Fume Hood)
Purpose: to
vent hazardous
fumes produced
by chemical
reactions
Pipette
Purpose: transport a
specified volume of
liquid to another
vessel
Bunsen Burner
Purpose: produces a single
open gas flame for heating,
sterilizing, and combustion
Safety: use caution whe...
Alcohol Lamp
Purpose: open-flame
heating source used
when low temperature
is desired
Safety: always use
caution with an ...
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  1. 1. Science Lab Equipment
  2. 2. Compound Light Microscope Purpose: to magnify microscopic objects Safety: carry close to your body using 2 hands
  3. 3. Computer Purpose: for research or data analysis; to solve multiple problems quickly; store data Safety: Only visit sites approved by your teacher or an adult.
  4. 4. Beaker Purpose: to find the mass of irregular objects or for working with larger volumes of liquids
  5. 5. Graphing Calculator Purpose: for making accurate calculations, graphing data, and can be attached to probeware
  6. 6. Balance Purpose: to find the mass of an object
  7. 7. Triple Beam Balance Purpose: used to find mass before and after an experiment
  8. 8. Notebook Purpose: for data collection
  9. 9. Hand Lens Purpose: magnification
  10. 10. Thermometer Purpose: obtain temperature Safety: broken thermometers can release mercury, a harmful element; use caution
  11. 11. Meter Stick Purpose: find length
  12. 12. Graduated Cylinder Purpose: used to accurately measure the volume of a liquid; like the measuring cup of the science lab
  13. 13. Spring Scale Purpose: to find the weight of an object
  14. 14. Hot Plate Purpose: non-open flame heat source Safety: Use beaker tongs or insulated pads to handle hot objects
  15. 15. Anemometer Purpose: determine wind speed to predict weather
  16. 16. Stopwatch Purpose: measure time
  17. 17. Thermal Glove Purpose: for handling hot or cold objects
  18. 18. Goggles Purpose: eye safety
  19. 19. Erlenmeyer Flask Purpose: to measure, mix, and store liquids Safety: use caution when dealing with hot or cold liquids
  20. 20. Test Tube Purpose: A thin glass tube used to hold small amounts of material for testing or experiments Safety: use caution when working with chemicals; discard broken tubes per teacher directions
  21. 21. Test Tube Holder Purpose: to hold/support test tubes
  22. 22. Psychrometer Purpose: used to measure relative humidity; to predict rain and cloud formation
  23. 23. Spectroscope Purpose: to separate light rays (spectra)
  24. 24. Lab Apron Purpose: protect clothing/body from harmful substances
  25. 25. Probeware Purpose: provide and record real-time information during experiments; can measure force, acceleration, soil moisture, motion, temperature, etc. and send it to a computer or calculator for analysis
  26. 26. Vent Hood (Fume Hood) Purpose: to vent hazardous fumes produced by chemical reactions
  27. 27. Pipette Purpose: transport a specified volume of liquid to another vessel
  28. 28. Bunsen Burner Purpose: produces a single open gas flame for heating, sterilizing, and combustion Safety: use caution when working with an open flame
  29. 29. Alcohol Lamp Purpose: open-flame heating source used when low temperature is desired Safety: always use caution with an open flame

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