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by macca
19 Oct 2020, 12:48
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: RiskAssess chemical codes
Replies: 27
Views: 2856

Re: RiskAssess chemical codes

Always in the smaller bottles with Sulfuric and Nitric we stick to 6m maximium and HCl I have one teacher we stick to 6m as well, the other teacher 10M either way haven't had any trouble with pracs. working at a lower molarity. Do need to check as you go Acids may be higher but Sodium Hydroxide is l...
by macca
14 Oct 2020, 09:37
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: RiskAssess chemical codes
Replies: 27
Views: 2856

Re: RiskAssess chemical codes

With the scheduling, I have view laboratory scheduling for 4 weeks up on my screen so I can be organised well in advance. Refresh a couple of times a day.
by macca
13 Oct 2020, 11:20
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: RiskAssess chemical codes
Replies: 27
Views: 2856

Re: RiskAssess chemical codes

Bigmack it's easy! Like I said I love it. Stick to your guns with time frame for ordering and if they are taught to do it properly from the start it will make it so much easier. Watch the video and should be How to use section as well from memory. If there are any problems I don't sign my section un...
by macca
13 Oct 2020, 09:56
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: RiskAssess chemical codes
Replies: 27
Views: 2856

Re: RiskAssess chemical codes

We use Risk Assess and it's up to date, we are a private school and told if we are using then that's what we have to follow, it is designed for Schools. Text books are so out of date by the time they are published or incorrect we have found. Our Teachers were a bit hesitant at first years ago now. T...
by macca
22 Sep 2020, 13:54
Forum: Announcements
Topic: NEW GHS
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: NEW GHS

Am I allowed to swear on this site. It might be time to retire how manytimes????
lol
by macca
09 Sep 2020, 15:19
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 395

Re: swan neck tubes

Hi macca,

what is the white tube in the pic? Tubing or a straw?
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You can buy from Westlabs as well, I guess we can promote them
https://www.westlab.com.au/labware/labw ... 0mm---10pk
by macca
09 Sep 2020, 09:34
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 395

Re: swan neck tubes

Love my Westlab Equip. no breakage
by macca
26 Aug 2020, 11:08
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: Microbiology
Replies: 9
Views: 2139

Re: Microbiology

Firstly we are in stage 3 where I am so no plates atm. I ALWAYS pretend we have grown the plague and act accordingly. A microbiologist came in to talk to our students once and told me human viruses need blood agar to grow. Most of our growths are mould, bacteria, and fungi. Yes we are still going a...
by macca
20 Aug 2020, 12:35
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: Microbiology
Replies: 9
Views: 2139

Re: Microbiology

I feel like I'm constantly asking for reassurance this year. We have year 10 student research projects being done at home. Our HT has given the okay for microbiology to be done at home students purchasing agar plates from companies etc., some of the disposal methods and techniques are less than favo...
by macca
14 Aug 2020, 15:08
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Graduate Teacher
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Graduate Teacher

Hi Brains Trust,

We are looking for Graduate Teachers for Science next year.

Can anyone help us out? past students that you know are finishing Uni, or 1st, 2nd year out that are looking for a country change.

Waiting with hope! Please pm
by macca
03 Aug 2020, 10:02
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Bee Hive
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Bee Hive

Okay Brains Trust, We are a non-agricultural High School. I've got a teacher wanting to purchase a Bee Hive, with no prior experience but willing to learn! My automatic response is no, with not only teachers and students being alergic to Bees and little reference to syslabus apart from pollination. ...
by macca
01 Jul 2020, 09:45
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: Plastic dropper bottles
Replies: 6
Views: 1521

Re: Plastic dropper bottles

I get mine from Hains Educational
by macca
05 Jun 2020, 10:24
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Policies
Replies: 7
Views: 936

Re: Policies

Lyn

I would love a copy of the guidlines if you can find it. Just looking at the Science Assist at the moment, will need to compress down and adapt to our school I think they'll never read all that information. I'll pm you

Thanks
by macca
05 Jun 2020, 09:55
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Policies
Replies: 7
Views: 936

Re: Policies

Yeah sorry, private school and meant Standard Operating Procedure, doing other policies and procedures at the moment as well. I'm doing cert lV W.H & S for School, so I can incorporate into my course. I'll have a look at the Science Assist. With the increase in teen suicide and self harm, really nee...
by macca
04 Jun 2020, 15:23
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Policies
Replies: 7
Views: 936

Policies

Hi Brains Trust,

Just wondering if anyone has a Science Disection Policy they would like to share. I'm trying to put one together, making sure I haven't missed anything.

Cheers