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Updated July 2019
This document contains quick links to the technical laboratory questions which have been answered by the Science ASSIST Team and published on this website.
Microscale Chemistry: Can you provide some information on microscale chemistry please?
Safety showers & eye washes: We are a very small regional school. We are after a SOP & risk assessment for safety showers and eye washes to use as a guide to write our own.
Container for sodium metal: We have sodium metal in the original container from 2008. The plastic container has vacuumed in slightly and I am concerned that the age of the container will become an
Cleaning and reuse of a plastic container that previously held 10M HCl: I have a large (2.5L) commercial stock plastic container that is empty.
Laboratory coats and aprons: What types of lab coats or aprons should be used in a school laboratory? What should they be made of?
Barium nitrate solutions: Is a 0.1M solution of barium nitrate permissible for years 7-10 in NSW Department of Education Schools? It is not clear in the CSIS chemical search.
Using E. coli bacteria in schools: A student is planning an experiment and would like to grow E. coli pili 1 strain and test antibotics on it. Can this strain of E.
- Year Senior Secondary > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting
Decommissioning a science area: Our school is building a new science area and will be decommissioning the existing science rooms. What advice can you provide on this process please?