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Beakers • Beakers are used for mixing, measuring and heating chemicals. The units used on beakers is milliliters m. L.
Erlenmeyer Flasks • The Flask is commonly used for simple measuring, storing and mixing of liquids. Can be used for light heating. The unit used is the milliliter m. L.
Florence Flask • Florence flasks or Boiling Flasks are used for Boiling of Chemicals. These flasks are made of thick glass and are highly resistant to breakage due to heating.
Graduated Cylinders • Graduated cylinders are handy for accurate measurements of small volumes of liquid that cannot be done with beakers and flasks. They are also used for finding the volume of irregular solids. The unit used is the milliliter m. L.
Triple Beam or Hanging Pan Balances • A hanging pan balance is a type of balance commonly used to determine the mass of items. To use the balance, you use sliding weights called riders on three beams. The unit for these is the gram.
Meter Stick • Used in measuring length of objects.
Hand Magnifying Glass • Used for close observing of items.
Microscope • Used for close observation of organisms (such as cells) that is otherwise unseen by the unaided eye.
Thermometer • Thermometers are used for measuring temperature.
Anemometer • An Anemometer is an instrument for measuring air speed.
Wind Vane • A Wind Vane is an instrument used to show wind direction. They are typically used as an architectural ornament on the highest point of a building.
Rain Gauge • Rain gauges are devices used to measure how much rain was received at a specific location over a designated period of time.
Barometer • A barometer is an instrument that is used to measure air pressure.
Hygrometer • A Hygrometer is an instrument used for measuring the moisture content in the environmental air, or humidity.