ERIC Number: ED457005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jul-10
Hoffmann, Sheryl K.
This paper discusses the risk assessment associated with microbiology instruction based on grade level, general control measures, appropriate activities for middle school and high school students, the preparation and sterilization of equipment, and safe handling techniques. Appended are instructions and figures on making wire loops and the standard operating procedure for preparing nutrient agar plates. (YDS)
Descriptors: High Schools, Laboratory Safety, Microbiology, Middle Schools, School Safety, Science Activities, Science Laboratories
For full text: http://www.conasta.stansw.asn.au/proceed/micrsaf.doc.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Australian Science Teachers Association (50th, Sydney, Australia, July 8-13, 2001).