Laboratory Apparatus Equipment and Its Use apparatus Noun

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Laboratory Apparatus/ Equipment and Its Use apparatus Noun 1. a collection of equipment used

Laboratory Apparatus/ Equipment and Its Use apparatus Noun 1. a collection of equipment used for a particular purpose

Safety Goggles • Essential part of personal protection in the laboratory • Protects eyes

Safety Goggles • Essential part of personal protection in the laboratory • Protects eyes from damaging substances • Used for chemicals, heating & glass

Graduated Cylinder • Used to measure liquids in milliliters • Comes in many different

Graduated Cylinder • Used to measure liquids in milliliters • Comes in many different sizes • Most accurate tool for measuring liquid volume

Funnel • Used to pour substances from large mouth containers to small mouth containers

Funnel • Used to pour substances from large mouth containers to small mouth containers • Also can separate solids and liquids with filter paper

Pipette Use to add liquids drop by drop.

Pipette Use to add liquids drop by drop.

Beaker • Holds liquids while they are being stirred or heated • Comes in

Beaker • Holds liquids while they are being stirred or heated • Comes in a variety of sizes • Made of glass but can withstand heating

Hot Hands • Used to pick up hot objects • Caution - be sure

Hot Hands • Used to pick up hot objects • Caution - be sure to grip the material carefully

Beaker tongs Use to pick up hot beakers and flasks.

Beaker tongs Use to pick up hot beakers and flasks.

Flask • Used to store liquids • Is used in place of beakers if

Flask • Used to store liquids • Is used in place of beakers if a stopper is needed • Comes in a variety of sizes

Test Tubes • Holds liquids for observation or testing • Comes in different sizes

Test Tubes • Holds liquids for observation or testing • Comes in different sizes

Test Tube Tongs • Holds test tubes while heating • Can pick up hot

Test Tube Tongs • Holds test tubes while heating • Can pick up hot test tubes

Test Tube Rack • Holds test tubes during observation and testing of substances •

Test Tube Rack • Holds test tubes during observation and testing of substances • Also used during cleaning of test tubes

Ring Stand • An apparatus used to support material

Ring Stand • An apparatus used to support material

Hand Lens • Enlarges medium-sized objects for study • Useful for studying details of

Hand Lens • Enlarges medium-sized objects for study • Useful for studying details of features of objects

Triple Beam Balance • Used for measuring the mass of an object in grams

Triple Beam Balance • Used for measuring the mass of an object in grams

Double pan balance Use to measure the mass of objects in grams.

Double pan balance Use to measure the mass of objects in grams.

Spring Scale Used to measure the weight of objects or the amount of force

Spring Scale Used to measure the weight of objects or the amount of force in grams or Newtons.

Thermometer • Measures the temperature of various substances in degrees Celsius

Thermometer • Measures the temperature of various substances in degrees Celsius

Meter stick Used to measure length in meters, centimeters, or millimeters.

Meter stick Used to measure length in meters, centimeters, or millimeters.

Petri Dish • Used for growing molds and bacteria • Also used for holding

Petri Dish • Used for growing molds and bacteria • Also used for holding small specimen

Hot Plate • More efficient way to heat substances • Can put glassware directly

Hot Plate • More efficient way to heat substances • Can put glassware directly on burner if burner is turned off and cool.

Microscope • Enlarges items for study. • Has 2 or 3 objectives

Microscope • Enlarges items for study. • Has 2 or 3 objectives

Microscope Slide • Supports item being examined on the microscope. • Rectangular shape

Microscope Slide • Supports item being examined on the microscope. • Rectangular shape

Cover Slip • Covers item on the slide • Made of glass or plastic

Cover Slip • Covers item on the slide • Made of glass or plastic • Square shape

Medicine Dropper • Used for dispensing liquids drop-bydrop

Medicine Dropper • Used for dispensing liquids drop-bydrop

Test Tube Brush • For cleaning test tubes

Test Tube Brush • For cleaning test tubes

Burette Clamp • Attachment for a ring stand that secures a buret.

Burette Clamp • Attachment for a ring stand that secures a buret.

Wash Bottle • Used for washing

Wash Bottle • Used for washing

Spot Plate • Used in microchemistry experiments (ones that use very small amounts of

Spot Plate • Used in microchemistry experiments (ones that use very small amounts of a substance. )

Labelling Tape • Used to label glassware • NOTE: This is special tape that

Labelling Tape • Used to label glassware • NOTE: This is special tape that stays on wet items- it is very expensive!!!!!!!

Dissection Equipment

Dissection Equipment

Scissors • Used to cut through skin and muscles and remove organs

Scissors • Used to cut through skin and muscles and remove organs

Scalpel • Used to cut tissues

Scalpel • Used to cut tissues

Dissection Pins • Used to secure specimen to dissection tray

Dissection Pins • Used to secure specimen to dissection tray

Probe • Used to remove underlying tissues from skin of organism

Probe • Used to remove underlying tissues from skin of organism

Dissection Tray • Stores specimen for dissection

Dissection Tray • Stores specimen for dissection