Scientific Equipment

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Compound Light Microscope (LM)-used to enlarge an image

Graduated Cylinder - used to measure the volume of liquids

Microscope Slide - supports an item being examined under the microscope

Cover slip - covers specimen on a slide

Beaker - holds liquids while they are being stirred or heated

Test Tube Brush - used to clean test tubes

Evaporating Dish - used for heating solids

Pinch Clamps - used to control the flow of liquids through tubing

Funnel - assists in transferring liquids to containers with smaller openings

Striker - used to ignite a burner

Test Tubes - holds liquids for observation or testing

Safety goggles - protects the eyes from damaging substances

Pipet pump - dispenses known volumes of liquids

Eyedropper - used to transfer small amounts of liquids

Forceps - used to hold or lift specimens

Magnifying glass - enlarges the image of an object

Crucible - containers used for "strong" heating

Test Tube Rack - holds test tubes during observation or testing

Wash Bottle - used for rinsing solids out of a container

Pipet - used for exact measurements of liquids

Spatula - chemical spoons used to transfer solids from their original container to a scale for weighing

Wire Gauze - adds additional support for containers held on tripods or O-rings

Crucible Tongs - used for picking up crucibles & crucible covers only

Mortar & Pestle - used to grind solids into powders

Florence Flask - used to store liquids

Erlenmeyer Flask -used to store solutions

Dissecting Pan - holds specimen being dissected

test tube holder

Test Tube Holder - holds test tubes while heating

an electronic balance

Electronic Balance - used for weighing substances  a proper lab burner flame Bunsen Burner - heat source
Thermometer - used to measure temperature Stopper - used to cap flasks containing liquids

Scalpel - used for cutting specimens being dissected Tubing - hose used for connecting glassware

Petri Dish - plate used to culture microorganisms a triple-beam balance Triple Beam Balance - used for weighing substances

O-Ring - used with ring stands to support heated vessels Volumetric Flask - used to mix precise volumes of liquids
Watch Glass - used on top of beakers when heating
Desiccators - used to remove moisture from substances