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3 Know Why is it important to follow safety procedures in a science classroom? Evidence Page # I dont know anything. is not an acceptable answer. Use complete sentences. After listening to the PowerPoint lecture, come back here and list evidence to explain why your answer to the above question is or is not a good answer. You may also use other outside sources to help you respond.

4 Clarifying ?s Information Page # Laboratory Safety dress code- When working in the science lab, safety gear must be worn. Examples: 1. Goggles, 2. Apron/lab coat, 3. Hair tie, 4. Close-toed shoes 1. Read and follow all directions. 2. Get permission before experimenting on your own. Notify the teacher of any injuries. Know the location of the sink, telephone, and first aid kit. General precautions First Aid Be aware of any open flames and heated chemicals or fluids. Never reach across a flame. Fire safety 4. Eating and drinking are not allowed during a science lab. 3. You must have adult supervision. Chemicals Never heat closed/sealed containers. Never mix chemicals unless directed to do so. Clean any spills and notify your teacher immediately. Dispose of materials properly and never re-use chemicals. GlasswareNever use broken or chipped glassware. Always use a heat screen to protect glassware from an open flame. Never eat or drink from laboratory glassware. Always clean glassware thoroughly when you are finished with a lab.

5 Clarifying ?s Information Page # Laboratory Safety Summary: When handing sharp instruments to someone else, present the handle. Always cut away from yourself. Do not run with sharp instruments. Sharp instruments Animals & Plants Notify your teacher if you have allergies to plants or animals. Never harm an animal while performing an experiment. (school or home) Wash your hands when finished working with plants or animals. For field work, wear long pants and close toed shoes. Depending on the conditions, consider also wearing long sleeves, head protection, and gloves. Ending experiments 1. Shut down all equipment. 2. Clean your area. 3. Return all equipment to proper storage areas. In case of injury, notify the teacher immediately. 4. Dispose properly of waste materials. 5. Wash your hands.

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7 Clarifying ?s Information Page # Laboratory Safety dress code- When working in the science lab, safety gear must be worn. Examples: 1. Goggles, 2. Apron/lab coat, 3. Hair tie, 4. Close-toed shoes 1. Read and follow all directions. 2. Get permission before experimenting on your own. Notify the teacher of any injuries. Know the location of the sink, telephone, and first aid kit. General precautions First Aid Be aware of any open flames and heated chemicals or fluids. Never reach across a flame. Fire safety 4. Eating and drinking are not allowed during a science lab. 3. You must have adult supervision. Chemicals Never heat closed/sealed containers. Never mix chemicals unless directed to do so. Clean any spills and notify your teacher immediately. Dispose of materials properly and never re-use chemicals. GlasswareNever use broken or chipped glassware. Always use a heat screen to protect glassware from an open flame. Never eat or drink from laboratory glassware. Always clean glassware thoroughly when you are finished with a lab.

8 Clarifying ?s Information Page # Summary: Laboratory Safety When handing sharp instruments to someone else, present the handle. Always cut away from yourself. Do not run with sharp instruments. Sharp instruments Animals & Plants Notify your teacher if you have allergies to plants or animals. Never harm an animal while performing an experiment. (school or home) Wash your hands when finished working with plants or animals. For field work, wear long pants and close toed shoes. Depending on the conditions, consider also wearing long sleeves, head protection, and gloves. Ending experiments 1. Shut down all equipment. 2. Clean your area. 3. Return all equipment to proper storage areas. In case of injury, notify the teacher immediately. 4. Dispose properly of waste materials. 5. Wash your hands.

9 This PowerPoint was created by Tim Paterek from Charlene Sheas lecture notes. All pictures came from Google Image Search. To fall within the Fair Use Guidelines, this PowerPoint must be used within the confines of the classroom and may not be published back onto the Internet unless the pictures are removed.


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