LABORATORY and SAFETY
EQUIPMENT AND THEIR
Drill # 17 9/17/14
List 10 lab equipment items
Describe their use
Topic: Lab equipment function
Explain the function and proper use of 15 lab equipment items
Take notes from the following slides
Most important piece of lab equipment
Protects eyes from broken glass, chemicals, and flames.
Protects clothes from chemicals
Rinse eyes for 15-
20 min. if exposed to chemicals
Wrap around a person whose clothes or hair have caught on fire
(then they should drop and roll)
If a chemical is spilled over a large part of the body
(all over clothes or legs)
May be heated
Used to hold or mix chemicals
Glass rod used for stirring
They break easily
May be heated
Used for mixing chemicals
Measures volumes of liquids
round flask with a long neck and a flat bottom.
These are used to measure an exact volume of liquid.
There is a small line on the neck that indicates where these are to filled to (Use the bottom of the meniscus)
has a round bottom and a long neck. It is used to hold liquids and can be easily swirled and heated
May be heated
Holding small amounts of chemicals
For small reactions
Spreads out the heat produced by a Bunsen burner
Can place a beaker on top
Test Tube Holder
It holds a test tube
Test Tube Rack
Holds test tubes in a vertical position.
Allows for clear sight.
Multi-purpose, mostly used as a support to heat chemicals and hold burets.
Holds filter paper for filtering solutions.
Transferring liquids to smaller narrow necked containers.
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.
Used as a beaker cover
Can be used to place small amounts of chemicals on
(looks like a contact lens)
Holds small volumes of liquids being evaporated.
Plastic Wash Bottle
Dispenses water for rinsing equipment
Crucible and Lid
Holds small amounts of chemicals for heating at high temperatures.
Supports a crucible in a ring stand apparatus.
Pick up and hold small hot items like a crucible.
Used to pick up small items.
Bunsen Burner (&
Controls release of natural gas for burning.
Tubing connects to gas source.
Striker with flint is used to ignite the burner (or matches).
Measures mass in grams
Covers test tube for mixing
Used to transfer solids from one container to another
Test Tube Brush
Cleans out a test tube
Used for measuring very small volumes of liquids
Make a poster showing how lab items are used
Include illustrations, labels and captions
This may be completed individually or in groups
Use small voices and stay on task
Individual Practice 10 min
Create 5 multiple choice questions for
Lab Equipment quiz
Include 4 choices
Only one correct answer + 3 distractors
Provide an answer key
Did we achieve the objective?
Explain the function of 15 lab equipment items
Safety review cartoon-pick up handout
What is the use of