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Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

Lab beakers are made of a very special type of glass that does not react to heat or to chemicals. Scientists use beakers in the lab to mix chemicals, test compounds at different temperatures and conduct other experiments.

  1. 1. Beaker glass does not react to...
    1. a. Pain
    2. b. Heat
    3. c. Fruit
  2. 2. Scientists use beakers to...
    1. a. Drink out of
    2. b. Mix chemicals
    3. c. Store pencils
  3. 3. Lab beakers are made out of what?
    1. a. Metal
    2. b. Glass
    3. c. Wood