Hi, I would like some explanation and advice about the application/use of the WS8 skills in both stage 4 & 5 of the NSW syllabus.
Bunsen burners: Our school admin is looking into having natural gas piped to our chemistry labs.
Updated September 2016
This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) contains a detailed method for how to perform a rat dissection.
Storage of nitrates: Hi, I'm upgrading the storage of my chemicals. Is it okay to store nitrates in clear glass bottles?
PVA Slime: There was a directive that came out from Education Queensland to all HODs in 2004/2005 regarding students not being permitted to take any slime made at school home.
This online resource is an interactive which helps students to understand the size of everything in the universe from the very largest super galaxies down to the smallest subatomic particles.
Risk Assessment: How long is a Risk Assessment current for please?
Lab Safety—sitting during practicals: Do you know if it is a legal requirement for there to be no sitting at benches during school science experiments please?
Chemicals in schools (formaldehyde, melamine and cyanuric acid): Can someone please tell me if we can use formaldehyde (37%), melamine or cyanuric acid for IB individual design experiments in schoo
Laboratory Signage & Waste Disposal: I would like to know if it's mandatory for school laboratories to have a biological sticker on the front door of a prep room and on a 30 degree incubator?