ERIC Number: ED439930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Elementary Science Safety Manual for Grades K-8, 1999.
Science safety is no accident. It requires the knowledge of potential hazards, attention to detail, and constant supervision. It is important that teachers understand the potential dangers of even the simplest of science activities. This manual is intended to assist elementary teachers in doing experiments and activities more confidently by making them cognizant of dangers and precautions. Sections include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Safety Checklist for Teachers"; (3) "Sample Safety Instruction"; (4) "Fire Prevention and Control"; (5) "Eye and Face Protection"; (6) "General Personal Safety"; (7) "Chemical Safety"; (8) "Safety with Plants"; (9) "Biology and Life Science Safety"; (10) "Experiments Conducted at Home and Special Projects"; (11) "Field Trips"; (12) "Rocketry"; and (13)"Viewing an Eclipse." Appendix contains a list of 58 organizations that provide rental occupational safety and health information. (Contains 24 references.) (CCM)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Biological Sciences, Biology, Elementary Education, Fire Protection, Laboratory Safety, Safety Education, Science Education
Science Education Training Associates, 1516 Millstone River Road, Somerville, NJ 08876 ($12.99). Tel: 908-281-7252.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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