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  1. Chemistry

    1. Chapter 1 General Laboratory Equipment

      1. Science Laboratory Workbench
      2. Gravity Wash Bottle
      3. Light Bulb Chemistry Flask
      4. Cutting Glass Tubing
      5. Bending Glass Tubing
      6. Graduated Cylinder and Chemistry Flask
      7. Alcohol Burner
      8. Broad Flame Alcohol Burner
      9. Pipette
      10. Mouth Pipette
      11. Blowtorch Type of Alcohol Burner
      12. Large Pipette-Glass Blowing
      13. Burette Clamp and Test Tube Holder
      14. Mason Jar Chemistry Flask
      15. Funnel
      16. String Filter
      17. Plant Pot Filter
      18. Tripod and Adjustable Rings
      19. Support Stand
      20. Ring Support for Support Stand and Test Tube Holder
      21. Bottle Etcher
      22. Glass Cutter
      23. Bottle Cutter
      24. Salt Water Rheostat
      25. Carbon Arc Furnace
      26. Adjustable Glass Bottle Etcher
      27. Test Tubes
      28. Test Tube Racks
      29. Retort and Liebig Condenser
      30. Distillation Condenser
      31. Clothes Hanger Chemistry Stands—Filter Paper
      32. Graduated Beaker
      33. Stirring Rod
      34. Petri Dish
      35. Measuring Spoon
      36. Acid Bottle
      37. Wash Bottle
      38. Asbestos Board
      39. Drilling Glass
      40. Litmus Paper
      41. Sensitive Gram Scale
      42. Metric Weights
      43. Soda Straw Chemical Balance
      44. Bridge for Pneumatic Trough
      45. Thistle Tube
      46. Hydrogen Generator
      47. Oxygen Generator
      48. Chemical Source of Hydrogen
      49. Safety Gas Generator
      50. X Connector
      51. T Tube
      52. Adjustable Clamp
      53. Crystal Coal Garden
      54. Growing Crystal Candy
      55. Growing Gem Crystals
      56. Recipes for Growing Crystals
      57. Polarimeter
      58. Hydrometer
      59. Cartesian Diver
      60. Problems to Investigate in the Study of Chemistry
  2. Physics

    1. Chapter 2 Astronomy and Light

      1. Star Chart
      2. Refracting Telescope
      3. Spectroscope
      4. Astrolabe
      5. Dip Circle Meter
      6. Universal Sundial
      7. Planetarium Model of the Solar System
      8. Umbrella Planetarium
      9. Planetarium Projector
      10. Foucault Pendulum
      11. Sunspot Viewer
      12. Moon Range Finder
      13. Water Faucet Vacuum Pump
      14. Vacuum Jar Pressure Gauge
      15. Vacuum Pump
      16. Vacuum Jar—Bell Jar
      17. Solar Furnace
      18. Solar Distillation Apparatus
      19. Constellarium
      20. Problems to Investigate in the Study of Astronomy and Light
    2. Chapter 3 Atomic Energy

      1. Radiometric Dating
      2. Spinthariscope
      3. Dosimeter
      4. Diffusion Cloud Chamber
    3. Chapter 4 Electricity and Magnetism

      1. Making a Magnet (or Recharging a Magnet)
      2. Magnetometer
      3. Needle Compass
      4. Watch Spring Compass
      5. Columbus Compass
      6. Iron Filings
      7. Electroscope
      8. Pith Ball Electroscope
      9. Electronic Electroscope
      10. Electrophorus
      11. Leyden Jar
      12. Solenoid
      13. Lemon Battery
      14. Blotting Paper Battery
      15. Electric Cell
      16. Galvanoscope
      17. Storage Battery
      18. Mercury Switch
      19. Safety Pin Switch
      20. Rheostat
      21. Push Button
      22. Pencil Rheostat
      23. Current Reverser
      24. Conductivity Tester
      25. AC or DC Power Supply
      26. Variable Load
      27. Lamp Bank Rectifier and Battery Charger
      28. Carbon Rods—Carbon Electrodes
      29. Electrolysis Tank
      30. Test Tube Electric Motor
      31. Bolt and Nut Motor
      32. Doorbell
      33. Electric Buzzer
      34. Telegraph Key
      35. Telegraph Sounder
      36. Telegraph Solenoid Sounder
      37. International Code
      38. Current Flow Indicator
      39. Analog Computer
      40. Digital Computer
      41. Problems to Investigate in the Study of Electricity and Magnetism
    4. Chapter 5 Force, Measurement, and Motion

      1. Spring Scale
      2. Rubber Band Weighing Scales
      3. Meter Stick
      4. Optical Micrometer
      5. Centrifugal Force Indicator
      6. Hand Stroboscope
      7. Motorized Stroboscope
      8. Water Hourglass
      9. Stop Clock
      10. Harmonograph
    5. Chapter 6 Geology

      1. General Equipment Needed for Geology
      2. Rock and Mineral Worksheet
      3. Specific Gravity Test
      4. Bead Test
      5. Special Properties
      6. Seismograph
      7. Volcano
    6. Chapter 7 Meteorology (Weather)

      1. Anemometer
      2. Rain Gauge
      3. Wind Vane
      4. Nephoscope
      5. Beaufort Wind Scale
      6. Wind Chill Table
      7. Balloon Barometer
      8. Aneroid Barometer
      9. Hair Hygrometer
      10. Wet- and Dry-bulb Hygrometer
      11. What Determines Weather
      12. Mercury Barometer
      13. Chemical Weather Glass
      14. Air Current Detector
      15. Air Thermometer
      16. Cloud Jar
      17. Air Barometer
      18. Convection Current Box
      19. Sunshine Recorder
      20. Radiometer
      21. Weather Balloon
      22. Problems to Investigate in the Study of Meteorology (Weather)
  3. Biology

    1. Chapter 8 General Biology Equipment

      1. Light Source for a Microscope
      2. Water Drop Magnifying Glass
      3. Eyedropper
      4. Low-Power Microscope
      5. Leeuwenhoek-type Microscope
      6. Bacteria Garden
      7. Micrograph
      8. Polarized Light Filters
      9. Microbiology Cultures
      10. Growing Brine Shrimp
      11. Microscope Slide Making
      12. Microtome
      13. Precision Microtome
      14. Animal Maze
      15. Insect Net
      16. Killing Jar
      17. Insect Mounting Box
      18. Quick Freeze Chamber
      19. Chest Cavity
      20. Metabolism Chamber
      21. Aquarium
      22. Terrarium
      23. Dissecting Needle
      24. Dissecting Pins
      25. Dissecting Knife
      26. Animal Cage
      27. Problems to Investigate in the Study of Biology
  4. Appendix

    1. Appendix Sourcing Chemicals and Materials

      1. Where to Buy Chemicals and Other Materials
    2. Appendix Weights and Measures

    3. Appendix Temperature Conversion Table

    4. Appendix Table of the Elements

    5. Appendix Extended Notes

      1. Note 1. Working with Animals
      2. Note 2. Safety: Working with Glass
      3. Note 3. Safety: Working with Open Flames
      4. Note 4. Safety: Working with Hot Glass
      5. Note 5. Baby Bottles
      6. Note 6. About Alcohols
      7. Note 7. Ditto Fluid
      8. Note 8. Tin Cans
      9. Note 9. Mason Jars
      10. Note 10. Safety: Exposed Wiring
      11. Note 11. An Alternative Load for the Carbon Arc
      12. Note 12. Flashlight Batteries
      13. Note 13. Safety: Sungazing and Carbon Arcs
      14. Note 14. Safety: Dry Ice
      15. Note 15. Coin Weights
      16. Note 16. Acids and the Corner Drugstore
      17. Note 17. Safety: Working with Chemicals
      18. Note 18. Mercurochrome
      19. Note 19. Density Versus Specific Gravity
      20. Note 20. Mothballs
      21. Note 21. Carbon Tetrachloride
      22. Note 22. Star Charts (Planispheres)
      23. Note 23. Planet Charts
      24. Note 24. Lenses
      25. Note 25. Diffraction Gratings
      26. Note 26. Mercury for a Pressure Gauge
      27. Note 27. A Telescope to Use
      28. Note 28. Radioactive Sources
      29. Note 29. Diffusion Cloud Chamber
      30. Note 30. The No. 6 Dry Cell
      31. Note 31. Electronic Electroscopes
      32. Note 32. Building a “Mercury” Switch
      33. Note 33. A Transformer Versus a Load
      34. Note 34. A Filament Transformer
      35. Note 35. A Modern Bridge Rectifier
      36. Note 36. Current Flow Indicator
      37. Note 37. The Digital Computer
      38. Note 38. Centrifugal Force?
      39. Note 39. Parts for the Motorized Stroboscope
      40. Note 40. Phonograph Stop Clock
      41. Note 41. Soldering to a Tin Can
      42. Note 42. Water Barometers
      43. Note 43. The Chemical Weather Glass
      44. Note 44. Tethered Weather Balloon
      45. Note 45. On Dissections