Cleaning glassware: Dichromic acid glass cleaner waste - I use concentrated sulfuric acid and sodium dichromate in the glass cleaner I make.
Information for the use of lasers in schools.
This set of downloadable documents detail standard operating procedures for the use of lasers in schools.
- Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences
Sulfur disposal: Could you please advise on the procedure for disposing of sulfur, specifically sulfur mixed with iron filings and HCl.
Making Sherbet: Can you tell me if any safety precautions are required for the sherbet activity, which allows students to create an acid–base reaction in their mouth?
- Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179
This downloadable resource provides recommendations for running a science preparation room—how to efficiently and safely organise practical activities.
Mercury Spills: We have a small amount of mercury in a thick-walled test tube, which only comes out once a year and is handled by the teacher. I do not have a spill kit for this.
Number of exit doors in labs and prep rooms: How many exit doors must a lab and a prep room have? Should they be on opposite sides of the lab? Are sliding doors allowed?
Dissecting cane toads in WA: Could you please advise on the status of importing cane toads into WA as preserved specimens.
Chemical Storage: What type of extractor fan should we have to ventilate our chemical storage cupboard?
Making Nylon: It has now been 14 years since I was i