Safer Experiments & Demonstrations

Demonstrations and experiments should only be performed by a knowledgeable instructor; especially those involving open flames or the use of reactive or toxic materials. This section provides information for how to ensure everyone's safety during a demonstration or experiment, whether in the classroom or at a special event.

Resources for Conducting Safer Demonstrations & Experiments

General Demo Safety Tips

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Reccomendations for tranposting chemicals safely during demos & other educational activities.

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This document outlines best practices for sharing, cleaning, and disinfecting safety goggles & glasses.

Rubrics and Worksheets for Teachers

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