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The Safety of Classroom Investigation

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The Safety of Classroom Investigation

Earth & Space Science

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You will get to know the basic skills and information for working safely in a laboratory. Learn common lab safety procedures and how to make measurements with the metric system of units, just to name a few.

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Now You Know

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

  • Demonstrate safe practices during classroom investigations.

Everything You'll Have Covered

What should students do before taking part in a demonstration, an experiment, or a hands-on activity?

~ Before participating in a demonstration, an experiment, or a hands-on activity, students should get information about the subject and follow all instructions.

Why is horseplay and playing or tampering with tools prohibited in the classroom?

~ Horseplay and playing or tampering with tools is expressly prohibited in the classroom because such behavior is dangerous and may result in an accident.

Why should students keep liquids away from electrical equipment?

~ Students should keep liquids away from electrical equipment because of the risk of a short circuit or electric shock in the event of a spill.

Why should students take safety drills seriously?

~Students should take safety drills seriously because it is very important that they know evacuation and other safety procedures to protect themselves and their fellow students.

Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 2 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should be familiar with classroom investigation, demonstration, and experiments.
Course Earth & Space Science
Type of Tutorial Animation
Key Vocabulary classroom investigation, demonstration, experiments