ERIC Number: ED449028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Science & Safety: Making the Connection.
Council of State Science Supervisors, VA.
This document provides information on the most commonly asked science safety questions by science teachers primarily at the secondary school level. Topics include the legal responsibilities of a science teacher, a general safety checklist, proper labeling and storing of chemicals, purchasing of new chemicals and disposing of old chemicals, a chemical hygiene checklist, general guidelines in case of student accidents, precautions for animal or plant use in the laboratory, a list of protective equipment for teacher and student use in the laboratory, general information on federal safety mandates, and a checklist describing the physical layout of a science lab. (Contains 22 print material, 1 software, and 21 internet references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Animals, Chemistry, Hands on Science, Hygiene, Injuries, Inquiry, Laboratory Safety, Plants (Botany), School Safety, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Secondary Education, Teacher Responsibility
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.; American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.; National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Council of State Science Supervisors, VA.