Chemical Storage - barium nitrate. My container of barium nitrate looks like it has water inside. Is there a way that I can separate the water from the barium nitrate?
Biology activity observing skin cells: We have been asked to prepare the experiment for Yr 10 students to do- Observing Skin Cells - for observation under the microscope.
Chemical waste disposal - from esterification activity: I would like to know how the waste generated from the Isopentyl Acetate esterification process should be disposed of?
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