What are some science tools we use in fourth grade? • Triple beam balance • Thermometer • Beaker • Graduated cylinder • Hand lens • Collecting net • Flask • Compass • And more!!!
What is the science tool below and what is its function? A beaker is a wide mouthed container used for measuring volume
What is the tool below and what is it used for? A microscope is used to magnify very small objects
What is the tool below and what is its function? A hot plate is used to heat materials
What is the tool below and what is its function? A graduated cylinder is used to measure volume
What is the tool below and what is its function? An aquarium is a container for water plants and/or animals
Science safety • What are some science safety rules we have learned?
Safety Rules • No running in the lab • Wear appropriate clothing – no open toed shoes • No eating in the lab • Follow teacher directions • Do not touch materials until told to do so • Do not be in the lab alone • Waft when you want to smell an unknown substance
Safety Rules cont. When working with chemicals…. Remember! • Wear gloves • Wear goggles • Wear an apron • Tie back hair
Why do we have lab safety rules? • To keep others safe • To keep ourselves safe • To keep equipment from getting broken