Use of lead in ACT schools: From reading answers to another question, it's my understanding that lead is banned in some Australian jurisdictions, and approved or restricted in others.
Chemical Register / SDS: Re: Personal Care products (shampoos, cosmetics, etc.) and foodstuffs stored in the Science department at my school for use in experiments.
Ventilation in corrosives cupboard: Are there any regulations regarding ventilation in corrosives and flammables cupboards—we are getting a new building and the architects are asking me for the reg
Fume cupboards in senior chemistry labs: With the changes to the Chem course with the Australian Curriculum, and the increased emphasis on organic chem, what are the recommendations for the number
chemical storage bottles: Hi, are there any rules about the types of bottles to store chemicals in, in the chemical store room. ie must they have screw lids only or stoppers only.
School Chemical Register: I've just been reviewing our current Chemical Register. I was wondering if I need to have every classroom on the register.
This online resource is a series of web pages that describe the development of the Plate Tectonic Theory from its beginnings with Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift.
- Year 9 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity... > ACSSU180
- Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE158
- Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and... > ACSHE157
Laboratory Chemicals and Waste Management/Setup: I am seeking reading material/documents that will help me in regards to the 'Chemical Waste Setup' required.
Calcium hydroxide: I have 2 bottles of Calcium Hydroxide that are moist. Can it be dried out? Or is it no good or Ok as is? Also how do I stop the chemicals from becoming moist?
Writing risk assessments for chemical classes: When writing risk assessments for chemical classes (instead of one for the use of every individual chemical), what is the best way? I've seen others