Thermite reaction: Last term we tried to run the thermite reaction, however I was unable to light the reaction mixture using either sparklers or magnesium ribbon.
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Neodymium Magnets: In an upcoming physics unit for year 9 science, teachers would like to use neodymium magnets (rare earth) for a practical experiment.
Exploding plastic bottles: I would like to ask about the demonstration of HCl and Al within a plastic bottle which explodes when the level of hydrogen gas builds up.
Hand sanitiser and chemical registers: What are the requirements for the listing of the hand sanitisers in each schools chemical register?
Storage of batteries: How do I store small batteries, including button cell batteries, safely?
Disinfecting laboratory benches: What chemical sprays/wipes/solutions am I allowed to use to disinfect laboratory benches after each class during COVID-19?
Student handling of bones: I’m looking for information, regulations, requirements etc, about the handling of completely cleaned and treated bones by high school students to rebuild the skeleton of
Electrical equipment testing and tagging: How often should we be testing and tagging electrical equipment in NSW schools according to WHS legislation?
2-methylpropan-2-ol: My bottle of 2-methylpropan-2-ol has solidified.I purchased a 500mL bottle of 2-methylpropan-2-ol approximately 2 years ago.