There are a wide range of chemicals used in solution form for various experimental activities and demonstrations in the school science curriculum.
Schools should develop their own maintenance and servicing schedule for all emergency equipment, plant and mechanical fixtures, electrical and electronic devices etc.
Investigating the effect of cell size on diffusion (absorption) rate (speed) is a common investigation carried out by secondary students.
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?