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.
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.
Agar plate setting conditions, storage, inoculation and disposal: What are the factors that affect the ability of agar to set?
Legalities of practical work: While I know it is not ideal, is it illegal for a science class to undertake a practical if the regular classroom science teacher is absent?
Phenanthroline: My Chemistry teacher would like to use Phenanthroline for senior chemistry EEI’s. The MSDS lists this chemical as Acute hazard category 1, and Acute toxicity oral category 3.
Sterilisation of microbiological waste: Science ASSIST has received a number of questions, which all relate to this topic, we will cover all of these in this quest
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and detailed method on how to handle liquid nitrogen (LN2).