Science Lab Safety Checklist

6 Science Lab Safety Tips from Worthington Direct

For many students, time spent in the science lab is the highlight of the school day. After all, there is nothing like the exhilarating thrill of discovery that hands-on science activities provide. Of course, science labs have their fair share of hazards–toxic chemicals, fire sources, sharp instruments, and more. It is crucial, then, to have good safety practices in place.

Even when following all safety protocols and procedures, though, accidents can and do happen in the lab. Chemicals get spilled, mixtures react, and things catch fire. This is why science lab safety stations and emergency equipment are an important part of any lab. Here are some tips to make the most of your safety station.

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4 Tips On How To Make Creative Bulletin Boards

With back to school fever in full swing now’s the time for teacher’s to craft a creative, well-organized bulletin board.  You want your bulletin board to stand out—it should be unique in thought as well as aesthetically pleasing.  Good bulletin boards can draw attention to current events or seasons and decorate a classroom in such a way that your students can feel proud of.  Let’s look at some tips on how to get great bulletin board ideas for your class.

1.  Browse Pinterest

Recycled art back to school bulletin board idea

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Maximize Your Space With Portable Partitions

Whether you’re in a classroom or an office, ample space is often a scarce resource. At times, you have to be really creative with the space you do have, making every square foot multi-functional. With this in mind, many people have found partitions and room dividers to be an easy answer to the space dilemma. Portable dividers allow you to change the layout and flow of any given space–and change it again at a moment’s notice.

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Using Carpets to Organize Your Classroom

Carpets may not seem like the most obvious organization tool for your classroom, but there are a surprising number of ways that classroom carpets can help you and your students get organized, establish routines and stay focused on learning. Plus, rugs can really tie a room together, man. 

The Dude abides on an Alphabet Rug

The Dude abides on an Alphabet Rug

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