Reflection: Safety Ensuring Lab Safety - Section 1: Hook - Identifying Safe and Unsafe Lab Practices


This cartoon activity highlights many nonsensical, unsafe actions.  My greatest advice is to not allow your students to go overboard and make a mockery of lab safety with this activity.  Encourage your students to have fun with the activity, but pay careful attention that students maintain their level of concentration on the real issue - lab safety.  

This introductory activity provides an ideal transition for you to review your lab safety behavior expectations with your students.

Remind your students to have fun, but to keep in mind that lab safety is not funny!

  Fun... But Not Funny!
  Safety: Fun... But Not Funny!
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Ensuring Lab Safety

Unit 1: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Lesson 3 of 14

Objective: SWBAT summarize proper lab safety precautions and identify safety equipment necessary to properly complete a lab activity.

Big Idea: Lab safety is the cornerstone of an effective lab-science classroom. This lesson will review proper lab safety procedures, identify available safety equipment in your classroom, and review the Lab Safety Contract.

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