Making slime using borax: Is it ok to make slime in schools using borax? I have concerns about the health effects of borax.
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Biology activity observing skin cells: We have been asked to prepare the experiment for Yr 10 students to do- Observing Skin Cells - for observation under the microscope.
Storage of starter caps: Where should I store my starter caps?
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This document contains quick links to the technical laboratory questions which have been answered by the Science ASSIST Team and published on this website.
Hand sanitiser: An SDS for the hand sanitiser our school has purchased states "Keep out of reach of children". I have been ask
Biology Activity DNA Extraction: I recently watched a video in which someone did a DNA extraction from a salt water mouth gargle using the same technique we used for extracting DNA from fruits.
Observing growth on a slice of bread: Is it OK for students to conduct a simple microbiological experiment at home using slices of bread which are rubbed on different surfaces and then incubated in
Home activities for students: Can you suggest some activities that are suitable to be conducted at home?
Links to the Science ASSIST Connected Learning Experiences (CLEs).