Pregnancy and the school science workplace: I recently found out I am pregnant and just wanted to enquire as to whether there are any chemicals/experiments that (to your knowledge) I would need to
Making slime using borax: Is it ok to make slime in schools using borax? I have concerns about the health effects of borax.
Proposal to continue Science ASSIST as a subscription service.
These downloadable resources investigate oxidation states.
Chemical waste disposal - from esterification activity: I would like to know how the waste generated from the Isopentyl Acetate esterification process should be disposed of?
Storage of starter caps: Where should I store my starter caps?
Updated June 2020
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
Microbiology during COVID-19: Are there any additional precautions that should be taken? Science ASSIST has received a few questions on this topic, so we are combining them into one Q&A:
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.