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Ch 5: CEOE Earth Science: Laboratory & Equipment Procedures

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Work your way through this interesting chapter, which helps you refresh your memory on laboratory and equipment procedures. Thanks to this chapter, you can be better prepared for the CEOE Earth Science exam.

CEOE Earth Science: Laboratory & Equipment Procedures - Chapter Summary

The lessons that are in this chapter are effective when it comes to helping you delve deeper into the concepts of laboratory and equipment procedures. Before taking the CEOE Earth Science exam, you can explore more details about:

  • Scientific tools and characteristics of compound and electron microscopes
  • Uses for light microscopes
  • Types of common and standard laboratory equipment
  • Safety equipment used in a lab
  • Different types of telescopes and mounts
  • Precautionary measures and laboratory safety techniques
  • Storing chemicals safely
  • Disposing of hazardous waste
  • Understanding labels on chemicals

While you go through each science-related lesson in this chapter, you will start getting a better feel for what's going to be covered on the exam you are about to take. The multiple-choice quizzes that follow each lesson will ensure your grasp of laboratory and equipment procedures. Your questions can be submitted to the experts for clarification.

14 Lessons in Chapter 5: CEOE Earth Science: Laboratory & Equipment Procedures
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Scientific Tools and Their Uses

1. Scientific Tools and Their Uses

A scientist relies on tools to help make observations, carry out experiments and take measurements. Learn about the scientific tools used in a lab and the advanced tools used by scientists in the life sciences.

Introduction to the Compound Microscope: Parts & Uses

2. Introduction to the Compound Microscope: Parts & Uses

The compound light microscope is a useful tool in any biology laboratory. In this lesson, you'll be introduced to the parts of a compound microscope, as well as understand the function of each of those parts.

What is an Electron Microscope? - Definition, Types & Uses

3. What is an Electron Microscope? - Definition, Types & Uses

Find out how we can observe the arrangement of atoms in a crystal, or the small features on the antenna of a wasp. In this lesson you will understand how electron microscopes work and their applications in science and technology.

Light Microscope: Definition, Uses & Parts

4. Light Microscope: Definition, Uses & Parts

Observation is an essential part of science, especially biology. Objects like bacteria, however, are too small to observe with the naked eye. For this reason, the light microscope has become an important and widely used tool for scientists.

Types of Telescopes: Radio, Reflecting & Refracting Telescopes

5. Types of Telescopes: Radio, Reflecting & Refracting Telescopes

Learn about the different types of telescopes that astronomers use: X-ray, radio, gamma ray, reflecting and refracting. Learn what the differences are between them and what different things they show us about the universe.

Major Forms of Telescope Mounts & Modern Mirrors

6. Major Forms of Telescope Mounts & Modern Mirrors

This lesson will discuss two major telescope mounts, the equatorial and altazimuth mount, as well as two modern kinds of telescope mirrors, the floppy and segmented mirrors.

Common Laboratory Equipment: Types & Uses

7. Common Laboratory Equipment: Types & Uses

Biologists use all kinds of equipment in their labs to run their experiments. In this lesson, you'll identify some of the most common pieces of equipment as well as when you should or shouldn't use them.

Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment

8. Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment

Even with proper precautions, lab accidents do happen. When they do, knowing what safety equipment is in your lab, where it is located, and how to use it can prevent further harm to both the lab and the people working in it.

Personal Safety Equipment for the Science Lab

9. Personal Safety Equipment for the Science Lab

Science labs are great places to explore and learn. But they're only as safe as the people who use them, so in this lesson, we'll discuss some of the ways that you can protect yourself and prevent personal harm in the event of a lab accident.

Understanding Risks & Taking Safety Precautions in Science Experiments

10. Understanding Risks & Taking Safety Precautions in Science Experiments

An important step in designing your experiment involves identifying and evaluating any potential safety risks. Knowing what these risks are ahead of time can help you avoid accidents and dangerous situations, which helps keep the experiment safe and fun for all.

Laboratory Safety Techniques: Protecting People and Equipment

11. Laboratory Safety Techniques: Protecting People and Equipment

Laboratory safety is not fun, but following the rules ensures that lab activities can be enjoyed by everyone. In this lesson, we cover some basic lab safety rules to follow that will help lab time be both safe and fun.

Safe Chemical Storage, Use & Disposal

12. Safe Chemical Storage, Use & Disposal

An important part of lab safety involves the correct usage, storage, and disposal of chemicals. Lab safety is everyone's responsibility, so it's important that you know the proper procedures and protocols for using chemicals in the lab.

Understanding SDS/OSHA Labels on Chemicals & Supplies

13. Understanding SDS/OSHA Labels on Chemicals & Supplies

Safety Data Sheets are an important component of safe lab work. In this lesson, we'll dissect an SDS to better understand its various components and see how they help keep you and everyone else safe in any lab setting.

Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy

14. Disposing of Hazardous Materials: Public Safety & Controversy

Hazardous materials come in all types and from many sources. Because they may be harmful to human health, it's important to dispose of them properly and safely. It's also due to this potential harm that both their use and disposal are controversial.

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