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Lab Coat

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White coats, or lab coats, have to protect the scientist from all the dangerous things that can happen in a lab. They have long sleeves and are very absorbent to keep spills away from the scientist's body. White is an ideal color so that the scientist can easily tell if their coat is clean or not.

  1. 1. What does a lab coat do to spills?
    1. a. Repel them
    2. b. Stain
    3. c. Absorb them
  2. 2. Why is white a good color?
    1. a. It's cool after Labor Day
    2. b. Spills are very obvious
    3. c. It looks good
  3. 3. What's another name for a lab coat?
    1. a. Lab lounger
    2. b. White coat
    3. c. Silver sheath