When choosing a microscope consideration needs to be given to the application, skill level of staff and students and budget.
Chemical Labels: How do I know if the chemical labels that I have been using are compliant?
Disposable nitrile gloves: How chemical-resistant are disposable nitrile gloves? Are they only resistant to certain classes of chemicals and up to certain concentrations?
DRONES: Everyone seems to be droning on about drones so which ones have people used??
This ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) explores latex allergies: What is a latex allergy? Those at risk, signs and symptoms. Items containing latex in schools.
Recommended Chemicals for secondary Schools: I have to order new chemicals for our school in QLD, but the following chemicals are not in the list "List_of_recommended_chemicals-18March-2016.
Balloons: I haven't heard of any issues but we have a parent who is concerned with regards to balloons and latex and the powder residue in them.
Safety issues are a significant consideration in the teaching of microbiology as the subject is practical-based and there is potential for exposure to infectious organisms.
The Chemical Management Handbook was developed by Science ASSIST in recognition of a need for guidance on the safe handling, storage and waste disposal of chemicals in schools.
Kate Dilger, Science ASSIST Teacher Support Officer, 'unpacks' the Year 10 'Egg Bungee Jump' CLE (Connected Learning Experience) resource.