UNDERSTANDING SAFETY IN SCIENCE LAB

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This lesson was designed for students using the science lab for the very first time. Focus is on Hazards, Lab rules and the importance of listening skills and following instructions to avoid accident and lab incidents.
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UNDERSTANDING SAFETY IN SCIENCE LAB

  1. 1. SAFETY IN SCIENCE LAB YOUR FIRST DAY IN A SCIENCE LAB
  2. 2. Basic Science Lab Equipment <ul><li>Hands up if you can name some basic science lab equipment </li></ul>
  3. 3. Safety In The Science Lab Hands up if you can name some basic science lab rules.
  4. 4. Basic Rules In Science Lab <ul><li>Follow all written and verbal instructions carefully.  </li></ul><ul><li>If you do not understand a direction or part of a procedure. </li></ul>Don’t Panic
  5. 5. GOLDEN RULE <ul><li>ALWAYS ASK YOUR TEACHER BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH THE ACTIVITY. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>When first entering a science room, do not touch any equipment, chemicals, or other materials in the laboratory area until you are instructed to do so. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not eat food, drink beverages, or chew gum in the laboratory.  Do not use laboratory glassware as containers for food or beverages. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Safety in the lab Group Discussion. <ul><li>Discuss your thoughts on lab safety e.g. no running etc </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hazard symbols. Corrosive Flammable Explosive Bio-Hazard Very toxic Dangerous
  9. 9. Safety when using chemicals. <ul><li>Never smell chemicals. </li></ul><ul><li>Never drink chemicals. </li></ul><ul><li>Never run or be silly around chemicals as they can be dangerous. </li></ul>
  10. 10. MYSELF AND MY COMMUNITY 6 TH SEPTEMBER 2010
  11. 11. Hands up If you can name… <ul><li>3 corrosive chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>3 flammable chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>3 explosive chemicals </li></ul>
  12. 12. QUICK QUIZ <ul><li>Hands Up if you know what Organs are? </li></ul><ul><li>Hands up if you have come across the term ‘Organ Systems’ </li></ul><ul><li>How many organs do humans have in their body? </li></ul>
  13. 13. MYSELF <ul><li>Lesson Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>(You have 3 minutes to copy the objectives) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning the location and functions of organs. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how the organs systems are linked to the 7 main life processes. </li></ul>
  14. 14. MYSELF <ul><li>Your Task </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss and write down the 7 main life processes with the person next to them. </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>You will feedback the class at the end of 2 or 3 minutes discussion. </li></ul>6TH SEPTEMBER 2010
  15. 15. MAIN TASK <ul><li>Issue a large piece of paper to each group and ask one member of each group to lie on the paper. One member must draw around that body. </li></ul><ul><li>They must then draw in, label and write in the functions of as many organs as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask groups to tape their labelled outlines around the room. </li></ul><ul><li>Issue red , yellow and green traffic lights cards (disagree, not sure and agree respectively) and pupils to hold up the cards during the feedback presentation. Challenge any misconceptions. </li></ul>
  16. 16. HUMAN ANATOMY-ORGANS <ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/organs_anatomy.shtml </li></ul>HOME WORK We are looking at location and functions of organs and also learning about the organ systems in the body. Your task is to find out more about organs in the body. Visit the website shown below and click on the labels to find out more about organs in the body. (Any problem, see me in C16 I.Ukiwah) http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/organs_anatomy.shtml
  17. 17. ORGANS INSIDE THE BODY
  18. 18. <ul><li>Plenary: Optivote questions on which organs system is used for each 7 main life processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Or create powerpoint questions for pupils to read the questions and answer into books. </li></ul>

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