Using an air-rifle in schools to demonstrate velocity of a bullet: We are wondering what rules there are around using a BB pump rifle in schools to demonstrate velocity of a bullet.
Method for testing pH and catalase in liver for Yr 12 biology: I am looking for materials and method for a practical that tests pH and catalase in liver for year 12 biology.
Chemical disposal of Sudan 3: What are the requirements for disposal of Sudan 3?
Chemical waste and septic systems: I have been working in the education department for the last eight years, and have recently started working one day a week in a small school.
Use of Science ASSIST resources: Do I need permission to use and/or adapt the resources on the Science ASSIST website?
Radioactive Minerals: Our school recently found a cardboard box of radioactive minerals which have been stored at the back of the cupboard.
Plasma ball: Are there any safety issues associated with using a plasma ball in the classroom? Sources on the internet seems to give conflicting information and I would appreciate some clarity.
Agar plate storage in the fridge: Is it necessary to store the agar plates upside down in the fridge? As in the school we are attending to so many things that we are sometimes in a hurry to check
Legalities of practical work: While I know it is not ideal, is it illegal for a science class to undertake a practical if the regular classroom science teacher is absent?
Phenanthroline: My Chemistry teacher would like to use Phenanthroline for senior chemistry EEI’s. The MSDS lists this chemical as Acute hazard category 1, and Acute toxicity oral category 3. Coul