Toxic Alcohols in Spirit Burners to test Fuel Efficiency: We have a year 10 chemistry investigation in which students are provided with six alcohols in spirit burners. Their task is to investigat
Drying of anhydrous sodium carbonate: I am about to standardise a sodium hydroxide solution but I have been wondering about the recommended temperature and time for drying anhydrous sodium carbon
Plankton: We catch live plankton weekly and would like to preserve the specimens. We would like to collect a long term sequence we can use as a data set>
Transformation of E.coli with pFluoroGreen: What risks are to staff setting this prac up? We are only a basic PC1 school.
Growing mould on bread: Hi..I have some students wanting to grow mould on bread then inoculate agar plates with the mould from the bread then add different oils to see how they react to the mould..
looking at decomposers -Micro biology experiment: This micro biology experiment looks at fungi and bacteria on grass. With the Biological controls ACT and the concerns of late about cultivation u
Preparation of Equipment for Dissections: Is it now a requirement that all dissection equipment be disinfected BEFORE being dispensed to a class?
Cheek Cells: Are students able to do the cheek cell practical using their own cheek cells?
Storage of Sodium & Phosphorus: I have been told that the best way to store sodium is: in glass, under kerosene and in a sand bath.
Bromine Water: I have been asked to make up bromine water for testing its reaction with hydrocarbons. I know that this is very toxic and requires an S7 Poisons Permit.