A large container used to store or heat large amounts of liquids
A type of flask used to heat substances inside of it (ex: Florence Flask).
A metallic object with bristles on them that come in many sizes used to clean lab equipment.
A type of burner that is connected to a gas or heating source.
Kind of like a pipette, it accurately measures small amounts of liquids and controls how much goes out.
Pieces that can be attached on a stand so other lab equipment could be placed on it.
A lab equipment tool that is shaped like a triangle used to heat material directly under a flame.
A type of flask used to store liquids without it spilling (ex: Erlenmeyer Flasks).
A lid that covers the crucible.
A porcelain dish that is used for igniting solid substances.
A tube like structure that is used to suck in liquid and to drop small amounts of liquid into something.
A type of measuring tool in which measures mass of an object. It measures more accurately than humans sometimes.
Used for evaporating liquids or for drying purposes.
Somewhat like tweezers, they are used to hold small bits or objects.
A conical shaped lab equipment used to pour liquid from one place to another without a single drop.
A type of rack with holes that allows a base for funnels to be placed on. It has a clamp so it can be attached to a ring stand.
A plate made of glass that has many uses.
A rod made of glass that is used to stir up solutions or mixtures.
A long cylindrical tube with marks on it to accurately measure liquids by using the meniscus.
A part for a stand that links to it and causes it to hold items without falling.
A type of paper used for testing acids and bases.
A lab equipment tool used to grind solids into powder.
A thin, plastic dish that is used to observe substances or to analyze/grow microorganisms.
A small plastic or glass tube that is used to measure small amounts of liquids. accurately.
A type of knob that is used to suck liquid out of a pipette.
A type of stand used in labs that could be used to attach clamps on it.
Types of stoppers that are made of rubber that is useful in closing the equipment for storage. It comes in many different sizes.
Sounds like a kitchen tool, but it is used in science too! It is a tool used to scoop substances out.
A type of dropper used to "inject" substances into something.
A thin, glass structure that is used to store small amounts of liquids inside.
A type of tong utensil that is used to carry hot test tubes.
A type of rack that is used to store test tubes.
A metallic "scissor like" object used to carry heated objects or to "crush" small ignition tubes so the heated substances could dissolve in water.
A type of measuring tool used in science that measures mass. It is not accurate due to human error.
Type of flasks that are used to measure precise amounts of liquids.
Used to observe substances and to help cover up the beaker.
Used as a container to store substances.
A thin tray, wired like a coordinate plane, that acts like a base that helps to limit heat, cracking and overheating.

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