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1 LABORATORY and SAFETY EQUIPMENT AND THEIR FUNCTIONS

2 Goggles Most important piece of lab equipment Most important piece of lab equipment Protects eyes from broken glass, chemicals, and flames. Protects eyes from broken glass, chemicals, and flames.

3 Lab Aprons Protects clothes from chemicals Protects clothes from chemicals

4 Eye Wash Rinse eyes for min. if exposed to chemicals Rinse eyes for min. if exposed to chemicals

5 Fire Blanket Wrap around a person whose clothes or hair have caught on fire (then they should drop and roll) Wrap around a person whose clothes or hair have caught on fire (then they should drop and roll)

6 Shower If a chemical is spilled over a large part of the body (all over clothes or legs) If a chemical is spilled over a large part of the body (all over clothes or legs)

7 Beaker May be heated May be heated Used to hold or mix chemicals Used to hold or mix chemicals

8 Stirring Rod Glass rod used for stirring Glass rod used for stirring BE CAREFUL! They break easily BE CAREFUL! They break easily

9 Erlenmeyer Flask May be heated May be heated Used for mixing chemicals Used for mixing chemicals

10 Graduated Cylinder Measures volumes of liquids Measures volumes of liquids

11 Test Tube May be heated May be heated Holding small amounts of chemicals Holding small amounts of chemicals For small reactions For small reactions

12 Wire Gauze Spreads out the heat produced by a Bunsen burner Spreads out the heat produced by a Bunsen burner Can place a beaker on top Can place a beaker on top

13 Test Tube Holder DUHHHHH DUHHHHH It holds a test tube

14 Test Tube Rack Holds test tubes in a vertical position. Holds test tubes in a vertical position. Allows for clear sight. Allows for clear sight. Drying rack Drying rack

15 Ring Stand Multi-purpose, mostly used as a support to heat chemicals and hold burets. Multi-purpose, mostly used as a support to heat chemicals and hold burets.

16 Funnel Holds filter paper for filtering solutions. Holds filter paper for filtering solutions. Transferring liquids to smaller narrow necked containers. Transferring liquids to smaller narrow necked containers.

17 Ring Clamp One side clamps to ring stand. Place wire gauze on ring and it will hold beakers and flasks for heating. Can hold small beakers or funnels. One side clamps to ring stand. Place wire gauze on ring and it will hold beakers and flasks for heating. Can hold small beakers or funnels.

18 Watch Glass Used as a beaker cover Used as a beaker cover Can be used to place small amounts of chemicals on Can be used to place small amounts of chemicals on (looks like a contact lens)

19 Evaporating Dish Holds small volumes of liquids being evaporated. Holds small volumes of liquids being evaporated.

20 Plastic Wash Bottle Dispenses water for rinsing equipment Dispenses water for rinsing equipment

21 Crucible and Lid Holds small amounts of chemicals for heating at high temperatures. Holds small amounts of chemicals for heating at high temperatures.

22 Clay Triangle Supports a crucible in a ring stand apparatus. Supports a crucible in a ring stand apparatus.

23 Crucible Tongs Pick up and hold small hot items like a crucible. Pick up and hold small hot items like a crucible.

24 Forceps Used to pick up small items. Used to pick up small items.

25 Bunsen Burner (& Striker) Controls release of natural gas for burning. Controls release of natural gas for burning. Tubing connects to gas source. Tubing connects to gas source. Striker with flint is used to ignite the burner (or matches). Striker with flint is used to ignite the burner (or matches).

26 Electronic Balance Measures mass in grams Measures mass in grams

27 Rubber Stopper Covers test tube for mixing Covers test tube for mixing

28 Scoopula Used to transfer solids from one container to another Used to transfer solids from one container to another

29 Test Tube Brush Cleans out a test tube Cleans out a test tube

30 Thermometer Takes temperature (in Celsius) Takes temperature (in Celsius)

31 Pipette Used for measuring very small volumes of liquids Used for measuring very small volumes of liquids


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