Broken Max Min Thermometer: We have some max min mercury thermometers here, and yesterday one of them was broken by a cleaner.
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Calcium Carbide: My teachers are wondering whether there are any restrictions on us storing and using Calcium carbide for pracs here at school?
Mitosis in onion root tip: Are there alternative stains for mitosis in root tips please?
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Balloons and Latex: I haven't heard of any issues but we have a parent who is concerned with regards to balloons and latex and the powder residue in them.
Safety issues are a significant consideration in the teaching of microbiology as the subject is practical-based and there is potential for exposure to infectious organisms.
The Chemical Management Handbook was developed by Science ASSIST in recognition of a need for guidance on the safe handling, storage and waste disposal of chemicals in schools.
This downloadable ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) outlines the design features of portable Bunsen burners and explores the safety issues that schools should consider (in conjunction with a detailed
This downloadable ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) provides information and guidelines on the safe handling, use and storage of potting mix.