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Before entering the world of pipettes and Geiger counters, budding scientists will need to know about lab safety. Science educators will benefit from this laboratory safety site, developed by Professor Norman Herr, who teaches at California State University, Northridge. On his site, Professor Herr provides topically organized links that fall into the areas of safety standards, chemical hazards, chemical storage, and five other relevant topics. Within each section, visitors will find links to state safety standards, sample laboratory safety contracts, and fact sheets on chemical hazards. One potentially delightful classroom activity is the laboratory safety "scavenger hunt". Through this activity, students will learn about storage requirements, chemical risks, and other potential delicate matters.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Careers
  • Science > General Science
  • Education > General

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    Science -- General science,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Science -- Careers,Science -- Instructional issues,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115644939T,Science -- Biology,NSDL

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    English

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