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Chemistry Lab Equipment & Safety - Chapter Summary
Check out this collection of engaging chemistry lessons to review chemistry lab equipment and safety measures. As you work through the chapter, you'll become more aware of lab safety procedures as well regulations for safe scientific research. Our instructors also show you how to properly handle specimens and chemicals. After finishing these lessons, you should be able to:
- Identify common types of chemistry lab equipment, supplies and glassware
- Understand proper chemistry lab safety procedures
- Know how to safely work with, use, store and dispose of chemicals and specimens
- Recognize safety concerns and regulations related to scientific research
After completing a lesson, take the accompanying self-assessment quiz to make sure you've retained the most important information. You can submit questions to our instructors if you need any clarification on the chemistry lab topics you've studied. The chapter is available 24/7 and accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.
1. Chemistry Lab Equipment: Supplies, Glassware & More
When you bake a cake, you use different tools for each step in the process: a bowl for mixing, cups for measuring ingredients and an oven for baking. In this lesson, you will discover the name and purpose of many of the different tools that are used in the chemistry lab.
2. Chemistry Lab Safety & Accuracy Procedures & Equipment
Working safely and collecting accurate data are the two most important parts of working in a chemistry lab. This lesson will give tips so you can succeed in both areas.
3. 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.
4. Working with Chemicals & Specimens Safely
Working with chemicals and specimens can be really exciting! But, it's also important to understand how to use, store, and dispose of them properly. This lesson provides a brief overview of this topic.
5. Conducting Scientific Research: Safety Concerns & Regulations
When scientists conduct research, safety is a top concern. Learn about the kinds of hazards a scientist faces depending on the kind of work that they do, as well as some risks with scientific research. Plus, see how safety regulations protect all of us.
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