6 Steps Scientific Method
<ul><li>Pose a Question </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do I want to know? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make a Hypothesis </li></ul><...
<ul><li>4. Collect and Interpret Data </li></ul><ul><li>Keep data organized </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graph results to help  i...
<ul><li>Scientific Theory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Well-tested explanation for “something” happening but not sure if this “so...
Lab Safety
<ul><li>General Precautions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow teacher’s/lab instructions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never perf...
<ul><li>Dress Code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wear safety goggles when working with chemicals, glassware, heat sources or any s...
Lab Safety <ul><li>First Aid: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Report all accidents, injuries or fires immediately to Mrs. H </li></u...
<ul><li>Heating and Fire Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep all combustible materials away from flames </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Chemical Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never put you face near the mouth of a container of chemical </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Glassware Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If glassware is broken or chipped, tell Mrs. H immediately </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Sharp Instruments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Handle sharp instruments with extreme care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neve...
<ul><li>Animal and Plant Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never perform experiments that cause pain, discomfort, or harm to an...
<ul><li>End-of-Experiment Rules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unplug all electrical equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean up ...
Safety Symbols <ul><li>Safety Goggles </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Apron </li></ul><ul><li>Breakage </li></ul><ul><li>Heat-Resist...
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Scientific Method Lab Safety

  1. 1. 6 Steps Scientific Method
  2. 2. <ul><li>Pose a Question </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do I want to know? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make a Hypothesis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An educated guess </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Design an Experiment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a variable and a control </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>4. Collect and Interpret Data </li></ul><ul><li>Keep data organized </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graph results to help interpret </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5. Draw a Conclusion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was the hypothesis correct? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>6. Communicate the Results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spoken or Written </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Scientific Theory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Well-tested explanation for “something” happening but not sure if this “something” will always happen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: Creation, Evolution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientific Law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expected to happen every time with the same variables (conditions) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: Gravity, Conservation of Mass </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Lab Safety
  6. 6. <ul><li>General Precautions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow teacher’s/lab instructions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never perform activities without approval and supervision of your teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not engage in horseplay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never eat or drink in the laboratory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep work areas clean and uncluttered </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  7. 7. <ul><li>Dress Code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wear safety goggles when working with chemicals, glassware, heat sources or any substances that might get into your eyes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wear lab apron when working with corrosive chemicals or substances that stain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wear disposable plastic gloves when working with organisms or harmful chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tie back long hair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove or tie back clothing or jewelry that hangs down, roll up sleeves long sleeves </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  8. 8. Lab Safety <ul><li>First Aid: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Report all accidents, injuries or fires immediately to Mrs. H </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know the location of the first aid kit, fire extinguisher and eye wash station </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call the office at ext. 200 (Mrs. Launer), in case of an emergency </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Heating and Fire Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep all combustible materials away from flames </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place the mouth of the test tube away from everyone when heating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never heat a liquid in a closed container </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use an oven mitt to pick up a heated container </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  10. 10. <ul><li>Chemical Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never put you face near the mouth of a container of chemical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never touch, taste or smell a chemical unless approved by Mrs. H </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use only those chemicals needed in the activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep all containers closed when chemicals are not being used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dispose of chemicals as instructed by teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never pour water into an acid </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  11. 11. <ul><li>Glassware Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If glassware is broken or chipped, tell Mrs. H immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never handle broken or chipped glass with your bare hands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never force glass tubing or thermometers into a rubber stopper or rubber tubing </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  12. 12. <ul><li>Sharp Instruments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Handle sharp instruments with extreme care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never cut material toward yourself, cut away from yourself </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  13. 13. <ul><li>Animal and Plant Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never perform experiments that cause pain, discomfort, or harm to animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are allergic to certain plants, molds or animals, let Mrs. H know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wash your hands after any activity involving animals, animal parts, plants, plant parts or soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid poisonous plants and fungi as well as plant with thorns </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  14. 14. <ul><li>End-of-Experiment Rules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unplug all electrical equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean up your work area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dispose of waste materials as instructed by Mrs. H </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wash your hands after every experiment </li></ul></ul>Lab Safety
  15. 15. Safety Symbols <ul><li>Safety Goggles </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Apron </li></ul><ul><li>Breakage </li></ul><ul><li>Heat-Resistant Gloves </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic Gloves </li></ul><ul><li>Heating </li></ul><ul><li>Flames </li></ul><ul><li>No Flames </li></ul><ul><li>Corrosive Chemical </li></ul><ul><li>Poison </li></ul><ul><li>Fumes </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp Object </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Electric Shock </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Disposal </li></ul><ul><li>Hand Washing </li></ul><ul><li>General Safety Awareness </li></ul>

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