This is a 200 slide PowerPoint presentation about Lab Safety that includes a built-in quiz at the end, great video link, two page homework / classwork, lesson notes, answer key, demonstration that uses baking soda and vinegar to create carbon dioxide (which will put out a candle) and much more. This is a great beginning of the year PowerPoint that I run in the first few days of school.
This PowerPoint begins with a few slides discussing how studying science can be very exciting but some important safety protocols need to be followed. A series of step by step slides unfold to present the following safety precautions. Each of these topics provides visuals that help to reinforce text.
- Treat Everything as if it pathogenic.
- Do not breathe vapors.
- Avoid any bodily fluid.
- Check glassware prior to use.
- Clean Spills (From outward in) Activity on a simulated spill for each table group.
- No food or drink (Other things in mouth etc.)
- Keep flammable solutions away from flame. (Long hair should be put up on these days)
- Instructions with visuals for how to use fire extinguisher.
- Keep electrical equipment away from water and vice versa.
- Use proper safety protection (gloves, goggles, apron).
- Know where eyewash station is and how to use it.
- Clean Glassware before and after using.
- Be precise in measuring chemical reagents.
- Avoid cutting yourself, cut away from body
- Use commons sense (no horseplay, squirting, etc.).
A neat link is provided to a great lab safety video that is informative and entertaining. A quiz 1-10 is provided after the video which reviews all of the above. This quiz is challenging but not overwhelming. Most students do very well on it. The answers are provided in PowerPoint form so the students can self assess. The question is previewed before the answer is revealed so the teacher can call upon students or table groups for the answer / gather understanding. This is a great PowerPoint that I use early in the year. Please see the larger Science Skills Unit that this PowerPoint is a part of described below.
This PowerPoint includes critical notes (Red Slides), exciting visuals, challenge questions, activities with directions and more. Text is usually placed at the top of the slide so it can be read from all angles of a classroom. Color coded slides, as well as a shade technique is used to increase student focus and allows the teacher to control the pace of the lesson. These PowerPoints are meant to be interactive as possible and ask many questions, provides built in review opportunities, explains directions to activities, and much more. Transition effects are never used.
Science Skills Unit on TpT
Science Skills Entire Unit
This unit includes all of the lessons below in one organized folder....
- Science Skills Unit Homework Package, Lesson Notes, and PowerPoint Freebies
-Lab Safety Lesson (200 Slides, HW, Notes, and more)
-Microscopes and Magnification Lesson (357 Slides, HW, Notes, and much more)
-Metric System and Base Units Lesson (900 Slides, HW, Notes and much more)
-Scientific Notation Lesson
-Volume and Density Lesson (200 Slides, HW, Notes and more)
-Scientific Method, Lab Set-up, Observation Lesson (575 Slides, HW, Notes, and more)
-Science Skills Unit PowerPoint Review Game with Answers
-Science Skills Unit Crossword Puzzle with Solution
-Science Skills Unit Flash Cards
Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT
Entire 4 year Science Curriculum, 20 Full Units (50,000 Slides) HW, Notes, and much more
Please visit my other posting on TpT called The Science Skills Unit which includes this PowerPoint within the 2,500+ slide PowerPoint roadmap, 12 page bundled homework package, 9 page modified assessment, detailed answer keys, and 12 pages of unit notes for students who may require assistance that chronologically follow the PowerPoint slideshow. The answer keys and unit notes are great for support professionals. This larger file also includes PowerPoint review games (110+ slides with Answers), 4 .flv videos, lab handouts, activity sheets, rubrics, materials list, templates, guides, and much more. Also included is a 190 slide first day of school PowerPoint presentation. Everything arrives in editable format and can be modified to fit any curriculum or time requirement.
The following are covered in this unit in great detail:
Lab Safety, Lab Safety Equipment, Magnification, Microscopes, Stereoscopes, Hand Lenses, Electron Microscopes, Compound Light Microscopes, Parts of a Compound Microscope, Metric System, International System of Units, Scientific Notation, Base Units, Mass, Volume, Density, Temperature, Time, Other SI Units, Observation, Inferences, Scientific Method, What is Science? What makes a good scientist? Types of Scientists, Branches of Science, Scientific Method, Hypothesis, Observations, Inferences.
I also sell all 20 Middle-Level Science Units as a digital hardgood on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000+ slides)in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 40+ PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, hundreds of activities, project ideas, discussion questions, challenge questions, 200 slide First Day PowerPoint, Student Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide, Classroom License, and much more.
Thank you for your interest and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks again and best wishes.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.
Physical Science Units
Science Skills Unit
Laws of Motion and Simple Machines Unit
Matter, Energy, and the Environment Unit
Atoms and Periodic Table of the Elements Unit
Physical Science Curriculum
Physical Science Bundle Package (4 Units)
Life Science Units
Human Body Systems and Health Topics Unit
Cellular Biology Unit
Infectious Diseases Unit
DNA and Genetics Unit, Cell Division
Taxonomy and Classification Unit
Evolution and Natural Selection, Change Topics Unit
Ecology Feeding Levels Unit
Ecology Interactions Unit
Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit
Life Science Curriculum
Life Science Bundle Package (10 Units)
Earth Science Units
Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice Ages, Glaciers Unit
Astronomy Topics Unit
Geology Topics Unit
Weather and Climate Unit
Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
Earth Science Curriculum (6 Units)
Water, Water Quality, Rivers, Lakes, and Fish Units
Water on Earth, Properties of Water, Water Pollution Unit
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit (Salmon, Fish, and more)
Below is a link to view this curriculum in greater detail. You will find a PowerPoint tour, how a unit works guide, curriculum possibilities, standards, and many free samples.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Best wishes.
Science from Murf LLC
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