Reaction between iron and sulfur: When we conduct the reaction between Fe and S, it seems to create SO2, which is toxic, and sometimes I smell H2S.
Use of Liquid Nitrogen: Are there any restrictions to using liquid nitrogen in school laboratories? If appropriate storage is sourced and safety procedures are followed, can teachers perform liqui
Potassium dichromate in the determination of alcohol content in wine: A prac for the determination of alcohol content in wine has been suggested for our Year 12 chemistry students.
Risk Assessment: How long is a Risk Assessment current for please?
Lab Safety—sitting during practicals: Do you know if it is a legal requirement for there to be no sitting at benches during school science experiments please?
Hearing Aids—Van der Graaff generator: Can you tell me if hearing aids should be included in the electronic equipment that could be affected by a Van der Graaff generator?
Chemicals in schools (formaldehyde, melamine and cyanuric acid): Can someone please tell me if we can use formaldehyde (37%), melamine or cyanuric acid for IB individual design experiments in schoo
This downloadable ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) is intended to serve as a general guideline when selecting, using and inspecting (maintaining) stepladders in school science areas.
Laboratory Signage & Waste Disposal: I would like to know if it's mandatory for school laboratories to have a biological sticker on the front door of a prep room and on a 30 degree incubator?
Ammonium Nitrate: Hi. Wondering if anyone uses ammonium nitrate for senior chemistry? Have a teacher who has requested some ammonium nitrate for making rockets?