Storage of starter caps: Where should I store my starter caps?
Subscriptions to Science ASSIST update: Having already written to Australian schools informing them of the move to a subscription service, we are in the process of setting up the subscription funct
Hand sanitiser: An SDS for the hand sanitiser our school has purchased states "Keep out of reach of children". I have been ask
Microbiology during COVID-19: Are there any additional precautions that should be taken? Science ASSIST has received a few questions on this topic, so we are combining them into one Q&A:
Disinfecting Microscopes: I am looking for information to create a SOP (or something that Science assist can do for us?) for cleaning and disinfecting microscopes - what is the best and safest agen
Biology Activity DNA Extraction: I recently watched a video in which someone did a DNA extraction from a salt water mouth gargle using the same technique we used for extracting DNA from fruits.
Observing growth on a slice of bread: Is it OK for students to conduct a simple microbiological experiment at home using slices of bread which are rubbed on different surfaces and then incubated in
Home activities for students: Can you suggest some activities that are suitable to be conducted at home?
Student practical activities at home: Can students take chemicals and equipment home to enable them to conduct practical activities/experiments in the home environment?
Making Hand Sanitiser: Can we make our own sanitizer for staff and students to use in schools? Are there any regulations regarding this?