In this chapter, you will learn:. What is a Bunsen burner.How to use the Bunsen burner.Heating substances with a Bunsen burner.Find out which flame is hotter.. A Bunsen Burner. The first Bunsen burnerOuter coreInner coreBurner tubeStopcockCollar. Robert Bunsen. We heat things with a Bunsen burner (???) in the laboratory.Robert Bunsen, a German chemist, invented this apparatus in 1855..