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Ch 5: TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Laboratory Equipment & Procedures

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Use our video lessons to refresh your knowledge of laboratory equipment and procedures. Take lesson quizzes as an additional study method to be sure you are prepared to take the TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12 test.

TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Laboratory Equipment & Procedures - Chapter Summary

Let our experienced instructors take you through the types and uses of laboratory equipment as well as laboratory safety procedures. Lessons in this chapter include the following topics:

  • Identifying personal and standard safety equipment for science labs
  • Protecting people and equipment with laboratory safety techniques
  • Safely using, storing and disposing of chemicals and other hazardous materials
  • Working with biological specimens
  • Examining OSHA health and safety regulations
  • Identifying supplies and glassware used in chemistry labs
  • Demonstrating proper techniques for handling solutions, chemicals and biological materials
  • Preserving, staining and mounting microscope specimens

These video lessons offer an engaging and informative study experience. Each lesson is 10 minutes long or less and provides a content-rich presentation by experts in their field. You can watch the lessons on your computer or mobile device.

10 Lessons in Chapter 5: TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Laboratory Equipment & Procedures
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Personal Safety Equipment for the Science Lab

1. 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.

Laboratory Safety Techniques: Protecting People and Equipment

2. 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

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.

Working with Biological Specimens Safely in the Lab

4. Working with Biological Specimens Safely in the Lab

Working with biological specimens can be interesting and rewarding. But we need to be careful when handling and disposing of these types of specimens because they do have the potential to do harm both in and out of the lab.

Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

5. Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

This lesson will teach you the first important steps you may need to take during an emergency situation and some basic but important life-saving techniques you can use during such an emergency.

Responding to Emergency Situations in the Lab

6. Responding to Emergency Situations in the Lab

Science laboratories can be dangerous places. This lesson will discuss how to respond to various emergency situations one might encounter in the lab, from cuts and burns, to corrosive and poisonous substances, to fires.

Standard Laboratory Safety Equipment

7. 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.

Care & Maintenance of Laboratory Equipment

8. Care & Maintenance of Laboratory Equipment

The equipment used in a laboratory is essential to any projects, experiments, and activities being performed there. This equipment must be properly maintained and cared for, which is the focus of this lesson.

Handling Laboratory Solutions, Chemicals & Biological Materials

9. Handling Laboratory Solutions, Chemicals & Biological Materials

Working in a laboratory requires careful attention, both for safety and successful completion of tasks. Learn about the many ways biological and chemical substances need to be properly prepared, identified, stored, dispensed, and disposed of.

How to Preserve, Stain & Mount Microscope Specimens

10. How to Preserve, Stain & Mount Microscope Specimens

Microscopes are incredible tools for observing the tiniest of organisms. Here we will identify the types of slides that can be made and describe how to best preserve, stain, and mount specimens. At the end, you can test yourself with a brief quiz.

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