Safety Rubric - Assessing Chemical Demonstration Videos [PDF] (2019)
A template for educators to review the safety and pedagogy of chemical demonstration videos in order to determine whether they should be used in the classroom.
New & Improved Flame Test Demonstration (2018)
A safer alternative to the Rainbow Demonstration
Guidelines for Chemical Laboratory Safety in Secondary Schools [PDF] (2016)
Foundational tools and guidelines for science teachers to encourage a strong safety culture in classrooms and labs. The R.A.M.P. concept is discussed. Hard copies available to purchase.
How to Make Chemistry Classroom Demonstrations and Experiments Safer
Developed by Chemical and Engineering News (2015)
A guide for performing experiments or demonstrations involving open flames, fire, or the use of flammable, reactive, toxic, or corrosive chemicals.
Safety Data Sheets: Information that Could Save Your Life Published by ChemMatters (2015)
For students, topics include: the importance of safety in the chemistry classroom, identifying hazards and assessing their risks by using Safety Data Sheets, requirements for combustion, flash points, fire points and autoignition.
Safety Alert: The Rainbow Demonstration (2014)
A message from CCS regarding inherent dangers of the Rainbow Demonstration.
Safety Alert: Tornado Experiment (2014)
A message from CCS regarding inherent dangers of the Tornado Experiment.