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All students need to know and understand the function of the equipment that they will be using in the science classroom. This exercise is designed for students to learn some of the materials they will be using during the school year by reviewing the equipment using pictures and detailed descriptions

Each item will have at least one picture showing a typical example and a short description of how the item is used.

This exercise was designed and created by students at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois.


Equipment List

balances

beaker

bunsen burner

chemical fume hood

chemical safety codes

cover slip

dialysis tubing

dissection scope*

eye goggles

eye wash station

filter paper

finger bowl

fire extinguisher

flask

glass marker

gloves

graduated cylinder

hot plate

meter stick

microscope

microscope slide

mortar and pestle

petri dish

pH testers

pipette**

stirrer

stoppers

test tube

test tube holder

thermometer

thistle tube

wash bottle

Home

* - stereoscope or dissection microscope
** - pipet or eyedropper


Note: A quarter was used in these pictures so that the user can determine the size of the piece of equipment.



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