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					Lab Equipment
Beaker
Container for stirring,
mixing and heating
liquids
Concave Microscope Slide
Thin flat piece of glass used to hold objects for
examination under a microscope
Disposable Pipette
Used to transport
a measured volume
of liquid
Flask
        Glassware for
        holding larger
        volumes than simple
        test tubes
Forceps
   Handheld, hinged instrument used for
    grasping and holding objects
Funnel
Pipe with a wide,
often conical mouth
and a narrow stem.
Gloves
Wore to protect the hands.
Each finger has its own sleeve.
Graduated Cylinder
   Used to accurately measure the volume of a
    liquid.
Hot Water Bath
Allow a chemical
 reaction to occur at
an elevated
 temperature
Hot Plate
Allow a chemical
 reaction to occur at
an elevated
 temperature
Incubator
Device used to grow
and maintain
Microbiological
cultures or cell cultures
Medicine Dropper
   Used to measure small
    amounts of liquid
Monocular Microscope
   To zoom in on a
    specific item or slide.
    The monocular
    microscope is simply a
    more basic form,
    needing only one lens
    to view the object.
Petri Dish
   Shallow glass or plastic
    cylindrical lidded dish
    that biologists use to
    culture cells
Pipette
   Used to transport a
    measured volume of
    liquid.
Safety Glasses
   Forms of protective
    eyewear that usually
    enclose or protect the
    area surrounding the
    eye in order to prevent
    particulates, water or
    chemicals from striking
    the eyes
Scalpel
   Small and extremely
    sharp bladed
    instrument used for
    surgery, anatomical
    dissection, and various
    arts and crafts.
Stirring Rod
                  Used to mix chemicals
                   and liquids for
                   laboratory purposes
Test Tube
   Laboratory glassware consisting of a finger-like length
    of glass or clear plastic tubing, open at the top, usually
    with a rounded U-shaped bottom.
Test Tube Rack
   Holds test tubes
Thermometer
   A device that measures temperature or temperature
    gradient using a variety of different principles

				
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