Seven Teacher Tips to Create a Culture of Science Safety

I was recently reading the October 20, 2021 NSTA Blog, hosted by the National Science Teaching Association.  This blog was entitled, “Creating a Culture of Science Safety: 7 Teacher Tips for This Fall (and Beyond),” written by Mike Marvel.

The seven tips that follow will help ensure safe lab practices year-round while helping educators establish a science culture rooted in safety:

1.  Discuss risks

2.  Conduct research

3.  Never add methanol to a burning flame

4.  Inspect equipment

5.  Use a safety contract

6.  Provide frequent reminders

7.  Build student confidence