Science Tools

graduated cylinder

instrument used to measure volume of a liquid

Beaker

used to hold liquids

balance scale

a tool used to measure the mass of an object in grams

scale

tool used to measure the weight of an object in pounds

triple beam balance

tool used to measure mass in grams

spring scale

tool used to measure force in newtons

barometer

tool that measures atmospheric pressure

meter stick

tool used to measure length in meters

ruler

tool used to measure length in millimeters and inches

terrarium

a habitat for plants and small land animals

aquarium

a habitat for fish, animals, or plants

microscope

An instrument that makes small objects look larger

magnify glass

hand-held instrument used to make an item look larger

filter

a tool used to separate smaller particles from larger particles

funnel

for pouring liquid or other substance through a small opening

compass

a tool that shows the direction of magnetic north

magnet

used to attract items that are magnetic, has a north and south pole

goggles

Protect eyes during experiments

Laboratory Apron

Wear a laboratory apron to protect your skin and clothing.

protective gloves

Protect hands against biohazards or chemicals

fire extinguisher

a portable device for putting out small fires

fire blanket

A blanket made of specially-treated fabric that is used if clothing catches fire

Eye/Face Wash Station

Structure that flushes the eyes and face with water to remove chemicals, debris, or irritants.