#1Graduated Cylinder Measures VOLUME - fluids mL, L SI Base Unit for volume: L
#2Microscope Enlarges objects too small to see with the naked eye Not a measuring device, but there are rulers on the stage of some microscopes for a point of reference. Unit: micrometers (um)
#3Metric Ruler Measures Length mm, cm, dm, m, dkm, hm, km Base Unit for length: meter (m)
Not a measuring device Used to hold beakers when they are hot, cold, or if they contain hazardous material #4 Beaker Tongs
#5 Microscope Slide Not a measuring device Used to mount tissue, small specimens, or cells to view under a microscope.
#6 Cover slips Not a measuring device. This is laid over the specimen or sample after it has been placed on a slide.
#7 Beakers Measures fluids – VOLUME mL, L Base measurement for volume: Liter
Not a measuring device Used to move organs or vessels around in an organism when dissecting. #8 Dissection Probes
#9 Dissection Tray Not a measuring device. Used to hold organism that is being dissected. Organism can be pinned down in the soft mat on the bottom of the tray.
#10 Medicine Dropper Not all droppers are measuring devices. But, some will measure the volume in milliliters. Base Unit for volume: Liter
#11 Magnifying Glass or Hand Lens Not a measuring device. Enlarges the view of a smaller object.
#12 Thermometer Used to Measure temperature Units: °C, °F, and °K SI Base Unit: Kelvin (°K)
#13 Forceps Not a measuring device. Will be used to aid in dissection by moving tissue and organs around
#14 Goggles Not a measuring device. Used to PROTECT YOUR EYES!
#15 Test Tube Rack Not a measuring device. Use to hold test tubes during an experiment or letting them dry after they are cleaned.
#16 Test Tube Clamp Not a measuring device Used to hold a test tube securely when it contains hazardous or heated substances.
#17 Triple Beam Balance Measures the MASS of an object Unit: grams (g) SI Unit for Mass: Gram (g)
#18 Petri Dish Not a measuring device This small dish is filled partially with agar that contains nutrients. Bacteria samples can be cultured on the agar. Used to test antibiotics and other antibacterial products.
#19 Dissecting Pin Not a measuring device. Used to anchor a specimen down on a dissecting tray.
#20 Scalpel Not a measuring device. Use to make incisions (cuts) in a specimen.
#21 Dissecting Scissors Not a measuring device. Use to make incisions (cuts) in a specimen.
#22 Bunsen Burner Not a measuring device. Creates a flame when the burner is connected to a gas line.
#23 Test Tube NOT A MEASURING DEVICE. (Common misconception) Container used for mixing substances during lab investigations.
#24 Erlenmeyer Flask Measures VOLUME mL, L Used for measuring, mixing, and storing fluids.