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SOP: Diluting concentrated hydrochloric acid

Updated November 2016

This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) which gives a detailed method for how to dilute concentrated hydrochloric acid.

The accompanying example risk assessment should be used as a guide only. Users should also consider the risks and safety measures in their local environment before proceeding.

AIS: Links — Chemical sciences safety

This downloadable document provides links to websites that support the proper use of chemicals in schools.

The websites have national and state-specific information for compliance with health and safety legislation regarding the documentation, storage and use of chemicals, as well as information on Australian Standards and non-government organisations that support the proper use of chemicals in schools.

SOP: Handling dry ice

This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) gives a detailed method for how to handle dry ice.

Note: this updated version January 2016 contains instructions for performing a range of activities using dry ice.

The accompanying example risk assessment should be used as a guide only. Also users should consider risks and safety measures in their local environment before proceeding.

Shaping the Earth's surface - ScienceWeb

This online resource looks at the processes that change the Earth’s surface over time.

The resource created by ASTA is a 5-lesson unit of work that teaches students about the geological processes and other phenomena that can affect the Earth and how they can change the Earth’s surface over time.

It includes links to digital resources and worksheets as well as the details of investigation into how water affects landscapes.

Ecosystems - ScienceWeb

This online resource covers the Australian Curriculum Year 9 'Ecosystems' topic.

The resource is a group of 5 lesson plans designed by ASTA as part of its ScienceWeb project.

Background information is provided for teachers, as are equipment lists and safety hints.

Links, worksheets and alternative resources are also provided on each page. 

A list of extension activities is also provided.

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