Picture
Name
Use
Compound Microscope
Uses two lenses to make things look larger.
Cover Slip
Used to cover specimens on a microscope slide.
Glass Slide
Used to place specimens on to observe under the microscope.
Magnifying Glass or
Hand Lens or
Simple Microscope
Uses one lens to make things look larger.
Hot Plate
An electrical device used to heat things up.
Graduated Cylinders
(glass or plastic)
Used to measure liquid volume. A very accurate tool. Graduated in mL.
Beaker
(glass or plastic)
Used to stir, heat (if glass), and measure liquid volume in mL (rough estimate).
Beaker Tongs
Used to handle hot beakers.
Florence Flask
Glassware used to heat and store substances.
Erlenmeyer Flask
Glassware used to heat and store substances.
Rubber Stoppers
Used to plug a flask or testtube for safe keeping.
Test Tube
Used to mix, heat, or store substances.
Test Tube Rack
Used to hold test tubes.
Test Tube Holder
Used to hold a hot test tube.
Test Tube Brush
Used to clean test tubes.
Funnel
Aids in pouring liquids into small openings without spilling them.
Petri Dish
Used to hold specimens for observation and to grow cultures.
Meter Stick
Used to measure length in the Metric System. One meter = 10 dm or 100 cm or 1000 mm.
Eye Dropper
Used to measure and transfer small amounts of liquids.
Triple Beam Balance
Used to measure mass in grams.
Thermometer
Used to measure temperature in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit.
Safety Goggles
To be worn when told to do so to protect your eyes.
Ring Clamp
Used to clamp onto a ring stand to sit a beaker or flask.
Test Tube Clamp
Used to clamp onto ring stand to hold test tube.
Ring Stand
A stand used to support a ring clamp or test tube clamp.


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