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Basic Labware

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Learn to identify common pieces of lab equipment and understand their physical features and uses.

Learning Outcomes

  • Label 8 items of common labware
  • Identify some of the physical features of each item
  • Identify the appropriate use for each item
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Using Instruments and Equipment

  • What are the names and features of some common items of labware 

Designing and Planning Experiments

  • What items of labware are suitable for measuring volumes 
  • What items of labware are suitable for storing and mixing solutions 
  • What items of labware are suitable for use in a centrifuge 
  • What items of labware are suitable for use in a spectrophotometer

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