Chemistry Labs

Many secondary school science departments have a traditional dishwasher purchased at a local appliance store and installed in the prep area or chemical storeroom. Many schools use these stainless steel lined dishwashers for common glassware, and wide mouth vessels like beakers but may not clean narrow stemmed glassware such as a test tubes, volumetric flasks …

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Introduction: Establishing and maintaining a safer working environment for science/STEM teachers, support for employees and students in the academic science/STEM laboratory and/or field site is necessary and legally required for effective and safer teaching/learning science/STEM programs. In this way, the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) affirms its support and encourages implementation and enforcement of: …

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Introduction: The academic challenges for science leadership have increased with the redirection of science education over the past two decades. The 1995 National Science Education Standards, the 2013 Next Generation Science Standards and A Framework for K-12 Science Education were created and designed to establish goals for achievement that are appropriate for all members of …

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By: Tyler S. Love, Ph.D. and Ken Roy, Ph.D. In April of 2020 the T&E Education – Facilities and Safety Survey (TEE-FASS) was sent out to ITEEA members to collect responses about a myriad of safety topics related to K-12 Technology and Engineering (T&E) education, Career and Technical Education (CTE), and makerspaces. This study revealed …

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M. Ezrailson Department of Curriculum and Instruction School of Education University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD 57069 Corresponding author email: [email protected] ABSTRACT The National Safety Council has estimated that 5000 safety-related accidents occur in American schools each year; at least ten per cent of these are science class- room related (Stroud 2009). Moreover, state safety …

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