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Flashcards in Laboratory Equipment Deck (39):
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Used to pick up or hold hot objects

Crucible tongs

2

A wide mouthed container used to store substances, mix chemicals, or heat solutions

Beaker

3

Active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires

Fire extinguisher

4

Thin flat pieces of glass used to examine objects under a microscope

Microscope slides

5

Produces a saline solution used to rinse eyes in case of contamination

Eye wash

6

Tool used for viewing small objects that cannot be seen with the naked eye

Compound Light Microscope

7

Used for washing hands and dirty lab equipment

Sink

8

Used to dispense a very small amount of a liquid

Dropper

9

Tool used for measuring distance

Metric ruler

10

Protect your balance from objects you want to mass

Weighing boats

11

Used to measure liquid volume very precisely

Graduated Cylinder

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Used to heat objects

Hot plate

13

Protects scientist and clothes from hazardous or hot chemicals

Apron

14

Glass rod used for gently stirring liquids

Stirring rod

15

Used to pick up and transfer test tubes

Test tube holder

16

Used to hold and support test tubes

Test tube rack

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Used to pour liquids into containers with small openings

Funnel

18

Narrow container used to hold, mix, heat, and pour small quantities of liquid or chemicals/solutions

Test tube

19

Safety devise designed to extinguish small, incipient fires

Fire blanket

20

Protects the eyes from flying objects or chemical splashes

Safety goggles

21

Used to measure the mass of an object or substance

Triple-beam balance

22

Used to dispense a measured volume of liquid

Graduated pipette

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A narrow-mouthed container used to transport, heat, or store substances

Erlenmeyer flask

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Measures temperature in °C or °F

Thermometer

25

Used to pick up small items, also used in dissection

Forceps

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Cleans test tubes

Test tube brush

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Dispenses distilled water

Distilled water bottle

28

Cover flasks and test tubes for storage

Stoppers

29

Supports the rings and wire gauze pad for funneling, heating, etc.

Ring stand

30

Used with the ring stand to hold beakers, flasks, etc. for heating or funneling

Iron ring

31

Attaches to the ring stand; holds test tubes, flasks, etc.

Utility clamp

32

Used for dispensing solid chemicals

Scoop/Scoopula

33

Used as a heating device (has an open flame and works with gas)

Bunsen burner

34

Used to grow cultures of bacteria

Petri dish

35

Covers the specimen on the microscope slide that is to be viewed under the microscope

Cover slip

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Small blade with a handle that is used for cutting during dissections

Scalpel

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Used for cutting during dissections

Dissecting scissors

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These 2 are used in dissections to hold parts of the specimen back for viewing

Dissecting needle & dissecting probe

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Used to streak bacteria onto a petri dish

Inoculating loop