Lab Equipment Names Activity

Lab Equipment Names Activity, Middle School Science NGSS, NGSS, Lab Equipment Introduction

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Mary Goes to Market – Lab Equipment Names

Doing hands-on activities like experiments is one of the best ways to learn science. Conducting experiments help you understand important concepts through direct investigation of a certain chemical reaction and manipulation of various materials. In order to successfully achieve accurate results in experiments, it is necessary to use appropriate tools and apparatus in experimentation.

1-1 Lab Equipment

In this activity, you will get to know the different laboratory equipment and their uses. You will also classify them according to what they are made of and the purpose they serve.

Lab Equipment Names Learning Objectives:

At the end of this laboratory activity, students are expected to:

  • identify common laboratory equipment
  • describe the use of common laboratory equipment
  • classify laboratory equipment according to their uses and what they are made of

I Can Statements

  • I can define laboratory equipment.
  • I can enumerate common laboratory equipment.
  • I can explain the uses of common laboratory equipment.

Lab Equipment Vocabulary

  • accessory and support tools
  • glassware
  • graduations
  • heating tools
  • laboratory
  • laboratory equipment
  • magnifying tools
  • measuring tools
  • storage tools

Lab Equipment Names Laboratory Proper:

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Lab Equipment Names Lab Materials:

  • different laboratory equipment
  • shopping basket or laboratory tray

Lab Equipment Names Lab Activity Procedure:

  1. Form a group with four members. You and your groupmate will go shopping for the different laboratory equipment listed in the table below.
beakerErlenmeyer flaskFlorence flaskpipette
mortar and pestlefunnelevaporating dishwire gauze
watch glasstest tube holdertest tube rackPetri dish
magnifying glasstripodiron ringtongs
iron clampthermometerspring scalegraduated cylinder
  1. Go to the market (center laboratory table) to pick and collect the laboratory equipment stated in the list.
  2. Once you are back in your respective area, discuss with your groupmates the uses of each lab equipment. Then, classify them according to (a) what they are made of and (b) the purpose they serve.

Data and Results

Identify what is common among the following tools. Write the answer on the space provided below.

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beakergraduated cylindertest tube

 

 

 

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triple beam balanceplatform balanceanalytical balance

 

 

 

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alcohol lampBunsen burnerhot plate

 

 

 

Discuss the following with your students:

  1. Why are most laboratory tools made of glass?
  2. How will you describe the laboratory equipment that are used for measuring?
  3. Why are most laboratory tools for heating and support made of metals?
  4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using laboratory equipment made of plastics?
  5. Why is it important to be familiar with the different lab equipment and their uses?

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