Chemical disposal of Sudan 3: What are the requirements for disposal of Sudan 3?
Chemical waste and septic systems: I have been working in the education department for the last eight years, and have recently started working one day a week in a small school.
Use of Science ASSIST resources: Do I need permission to use and/or adapt the resources on the Science ASSIST website?
Radioactive Minerals: Our school recently found a cardboard box of radioactive minerals which have been stored at the back of the cupboard.
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 storage in the fridge: Is it necessary to store the agar plates upside down in the fridge? As in the school we are attending to so many things that we are sometimes in a hurry to check
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. Coul
Autoclaving microbiological waste: we have just purchased an autoclave, however it has minimal instructions and no preprogrammed settings.
Food tests: glucose, starch and gelatine solutions: I have to make up solutions for a prac where students are working out if select foods are a protein, carbohydrate or sugar.