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Purchasing the Safest Lab Chemicals

Prior to the new school year, most science teachers select and order their lab chemicals. Before placing an order, however, teachers should consider the health risks associated with using hazardous chemicals in the classroom laboratory. Making the right purchase To purchase the least chemically hazardous material possible, science teachers should first determine whether the hazard […]

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Donated materials

A local laboratory is relocating, and the company is offering to donate materials and equipment to our high school. Our principal says this looks like a good deal, but we science teachers are a little cautious. What precautions should we take? —Marcial, Reno, Nevada On it’s face, this may seem like a great offer. What […]

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