Rise and Shine: A Practical Guide for the Beginning Science Teacher
Chapter 5: Safety in the Laboratory
Kwan, T., and J. Texley. 2002. Exploring safely: A guide for elementary teachers. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
Kwan, T., and J. Texley. 2003. Inquiring safely: A guide for middle school teachers. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
Roy, K. 2007. The NSTA ready-reference guide to safer science: An NSTA Press journals collection. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
Texley, J., T. Kwan, and J. Summers. 2004. Investigating safely: A guide for high school teachers. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
Websites About Plants and Animals in the Classroom
Common Houseplants Poisonous to People and Pets: www.denverplants.com/foliage/html/Poisonous_Plants.htm
Common Poisonous Plants and Plant Parts: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/lawn_garden/poison/poison.html
NSTA Position Statement: Responsible Use of Live Animals and Dissection in the Science Classroom: www.nsta.org/about/positions/animals.aspx
Principles and Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Precollege Education: www.nabt.org/websites/
Safe and Poisonous Houseplants: www.ladybug.uconn.edu/hotissues/SafeandPoisonousHouseplants.html
Toxicity of Common Houseplants: http://lancaster.unl.edu/factsheets/031.htm
Use of Animals in Biology Education: www.nabt.org/websites/institution/index.php?p=97
Websites About Safety Issues and Safety Contracts
General Lab Safety Recommendation (from CSSS): www.csss-science.org/recommendations.shtml
General Science Safety Checklist (from CSSS): www.csss-science.org/checklist.shtml
Laboratory Safety Guidelines: 40 Suggestions for a Safer Lab (from ICASE): www.icaseonline.net/lsi.pdf
NSTA Position Statement: Liability of Science Educators for Laboratory Safety: www.nsta.org/about/positions/liability.aspx
NSTA Safety Portal: www.nsta.org/portals/safety.aspx
Safe Science Series (NSELA): www.nsela.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=71&Itemid=79
Safety Resources: Red Clay, SD: http://rccsecondaryscience.wikispaces.com/Safety+Resources
Safety in the Science Classroom (Safety Contract): www.nsta.org/pdfs/SafetyInTheScienceClassroom.pdf
School Laboratory Safety Courses (free online courses from Flinn Scientific): http://labsafety.flinnsci.com/Home.aspx
Science & Safety: Making the Connection (a secondary safety guide from CSSS): www.csss-science.org/downloads/scisafe.pdf
Science Education Safety (from CSSS): www.csss-science.org/safety.shtml
Science and Safety: It’s Elementary (an elementary safety guide from CSSS): www.csss-science.org/downloads/scisaf_cal.pdf
SIRI MSDS Index: http://siri.org/msds
Student safety contracts and exams (from Flinn Scientific): http://www.flinnsci.com/teacher-resources/safety/safety-contracts-and-safety-exams
Chemical Handling and Safety: www.scilinks.org/fromoutside.asp?type=teacher&sciLINKSNumber=slmk117
Chemical Safety: www.scilinks.org/fromoutside.asp?type=teacher&sciLINKSNumber=slm9365
Laboratory Safety: www.scilinks.org/fromoutside.asp?type=teacher&sciLINKSNumber=slm5629
Safety in the Science Classroom: www.scilinks.org/fromoutside.asp?type=teacher&sciLINKSNumber=slm91404