High School Labs

Teachers and administrators have the opportunity to instill and foster a safety mindset in high school students during some of their earliest exposures to science and laboratory work. The resources on this page will help guide your messaging and curriculum in a "safety" direction. The following guidelines were developed with high school teachers in mind, using the RAMP framework for scientific safety.

Guidelines for Chemical Laboratory Safety in Secondary Schools

These guidelines were developed by ACS to help high school teachers in all science subjects to progressively increase their understanding of best practices to ensure the safety of their students and themselves in the scientific learning experience.

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Safety Guidelines and Recommendations for High School Teachers

ACS has developed guidelines on safety intended to provide teachers, administrators and school personnel with an overview of current best practices and resources where further safety information may be located.

Tools for Safer Demonstrations and Experiments

Rubrics & Templates for Safer Demonstrations & Experiments

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