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by Mother
09 Jun 2015, 15:12
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Pasteur Experiment
Replies: 19
Views: 6894

Re: Pasteur Experiment

THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT EVERYONE !!!!!!

So now I'm going to Cairns,much warmer than here at the moment.
Cheers
Mother
by Mother
04 Jun 2015, 10:01
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: chemistry
Replies: 11
Views: 2546

Re: chemistry

I was going to suggest Whatman Grade 42 filters.
Mother
by Mother
03 Jun 2015, 12:18
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Pasteur Experiment
Replies: 19
Views: 6894

Pasteur Experiment

Hi all. Does anyone out there in lab land have a surefire way to get the stock/broth Pasteur Experiment to react more quickly than the usual 2/3 weeks it takes? Teachers time is becoming less and less for experiments. Doing it at this time of year in the coldest weather naturally takes longer. Also ...
by Mother
24 Mar 2015, 08:02
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: Sudan III
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Re: Sudan III

I am fairly certain Sudan 111 is banned in Public Schools.
Cheers
by Mother
06 Nov 2014, 16:57
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: chemwatch labels
Replies: 26
Views: 4990

Re: chemwatch labels

I'm with you Fibreweb.
by Mother
31 Oct 2014, 13:36
Forum: Announcements
Topic: PSA meetings?
Replies: 13
Views: 2653

Re: PSA meetings?

YES, we have had a meeting in Dubbo,but it was really just to get an idea of how we all feel about the changes that are certainly coming our way in 2016.No one has a clear direction about SASS staff in DET schools yet, not the union and not the department. The union rep. was mostly interested in the...
by Mother
01 Sep 2014, 12:30
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: Laboratory Skills Course
Replies: 34
Views: 11270

Re: Laboratory Skills Course

For the Lab Techs out west........ sorry to tell you that Dubbo TAFE is not running a Laboratory Certificate 111 Course.
Such a shame!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mother
by Mother
27 Aug 2014, 14:51
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Recipe for microwave agar
Replies: 10
Views: 2477

Re: Recipe for microwave agar

I would not recommend making agar in the microwave.
Teacher should be more considerate and give you more notice!!!!! Rushing is a recipe for accidents!!!!!!
Cheers
Mother
by Mother
18 Aug 2014, 10:45
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Risk Assessments
Replies: 15
Views: 3486

Re: Risk Assessments

In the DET schools it is not necessary for us to do risk assessments,to me it is just another unnecessary job for us lab techs.(I am busy enough as it is!!!!). So I am interested to know...... Is it a requirement from the powers that be to do this in all Catholic and Independant schools,or has someo...
by Mother
13 Aug 2014, 11:30
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: Laboratory Skills Course
Replies: 34
Views: 11270

Re: Laboratory Skills Course

Hi all, Dubbo TAFE is apparently offering a course for 2015 (short on details at this stage) but wait for it .............. the course is going to cost $6,000!!!!!! :w00t: :w00t: :w00t: The government isn't going to subsidise fees any more. So the fees will be payed for like Uni.HEC fees. I really c...
by Mother
13 Aug 2014, 08:57
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Is this experiment banned?
Replies: 10
Views: 2649

Re: Is this experiment banned?

We do it in the fume cupboard for Seniors only
Cheers
by Mother
20 Jun 2014, 11:28
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: registration
Replies: 23
Views: 4725

Re: registration

I am not making any changes until I am given a directive from DET !!!!!!!!!
Mother
by Mother
16 Jun 2014, 15:15
Forum: Chemistry and Labware - General
Topic: can you get dry ice?!
Replies: 18
Views: 3775

Dry Ice

Does anyone know if liquid carbon dioxide is allowable in DET schools?
Cheers
Mother
by Mother
04 Jun 2014, 12:17
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: Mercurochrome
Replies: 9
Views: 2989

Re: Mercurochrome

My husband uses Betadine which looks like Mecurochrome and does the same thing.
by Mother
04 Jun 2014, 11:56
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Pre-paring Solutions
Replies: 41
Views: 13286

Re: Solutions

Maybe submit a new printed list ,then there is no confusion. Excellent!!!!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Cheers
by Mother
29 May 2014, 13:57
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Rare - Earth Magnets
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

Re: Rare - Earth Magnets

I didn't know you could get thongs to separate these magnets ?????
Do you know who sells them?
Cheers
Mother
by Mother
27 May 2014, 11:48
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Rare - Earth Magnets
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

Rare - Earth Magnets

Hello all.
Does anyone have a foolproof way of separating small round rare - earth magnets?
Cheers
Mother
by Mother
23 May 2014, 14:16
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: Laboratory Skills Course
Replies: 34
Views: 11270

Re: Laboratory Skills Course

At long last !!!!!!!! TAFE is doing something. We need to have TAFE get on board with this out in the regional areas now.!!!!!!!
Cheers
Mother
by Mother
19 May 2014, 11:38
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Robb has returned
Replies: 10
Views: 2511

Re: Robb has returned

Oooooops!!!! I didn't notice your message informing us of your adventure.
Cheers
by Mother
19 May 2014, 11:34
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Robb has returned
Replies: 10
Views: 2511

Re: Robb has returned

Welcome back to Aussie and chemtalk Rob.Wondered where you went!!!!!
When you have time tell us about what you did ok?
Cheers
Mother