. . Glass Stirring Rod. Used to mix chemicals by hand. . . . . Chemical Spoon (Spatula). Used to transfer solids (usually to a scale for weighing). . . Thermometer. Used to measure temperature. . . . . Dropper. Used to transfer small quantities of liquid (not accurately). . . Ring Stand. Used to support metal rings, wire gauze, and beakers/flasks, often used while heating with a Bunsen burner.