May I use chemistry beakers and flasks as everyday serving ware?

Answer You assume glass is "very sterile"..... have you completed 3rd grade? Once you do, you will have the additional information which you now lack which is that glass is only as sterile as the environ... Read More »

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Silverware: am interested in buying some everyday ware. What do numbers mean. Am looking at 18/0.?

18/0 refers to the metal content in stainless steel. It is the percentage of chromium to nickel. The characteristics of 18/0 are:• Soft shine• Zero nickel content• Economical design• Subj... Read More »

DIY Chemistry Experiments Using Everyday Objects?

If you look around your home, you will be able to find just about everything you need to perform a chemistry experiment. Many household objects such as laundry detergent and cooking oil can demonst... Read More »

Why are vacuum flasks called vacuum flasks?

This food should not stay at room temperature for longer than an hour. Bacteria can grow on foods left out any longer than that. Keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold. That will insure safe foods.

How to Use Beakers?

A beaker is a cylindrical container used to store, mix and heat liquids in laboratories. Most are made of glass, but other non-corrosive materials, such as metal and heat-resistant plastic, are als... Read More »