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?
Potassium iodide status and EUDs: Can you confirm whether potassium iodide is allowed in WA schools and can you explain what an EUD is?
Disposing of wire gauze mats with ceramic centres: I have some of these and have checked with the supplier in relation to the possiblity of containing Tremolite.
Using an air-rifle in schools to demonstrate velocity of a bullet: We are wondering what rules there are around using a BB pump rifle in schools to demonstrate velocity of a bullet.
- Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences
3D printing is a relatively new technology and industry and is also one of the latest technologies to enter schools.
There are a wide range of chemicals used in solution form for various experimental activities and demonstrations in the school science curriculum.
Use of Science ASSIST resources: Do I need permission to use and/or adapt the resources on the Science ASSIST website?
Plasma ball: Are there any safety issues associated with using a plasma ball in the classroom? Sources on the internet seems to give conflicting information and I would appreciate some clarity.