Science: Lab Safety
These sites are about laboratory safety and how to use use lab equipment. There are interactive games, quizzes, worksheets, and podcasts. Includes two eThemes resources on Scientific Method and Scientific Principles.
Lab Safety Practice Quiz
Answer these ten questions about proper lab safety practices. When you have successfully completed the quiz, you can print out a certificate. NOTE: This site contains sponsored links.
NASA: Lab Safety Podcast
Watch these short video podcasts about lab safety.
ThinkQuest: Lab Safety
This page contains a list of basic laboratory safety procedures.
NIOSH: School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide
Here is a printable chemistry lab safety guide for teachers. This is an 88-page PDF file.
Science Lab Safety Signs
View this gallery of science lab safety symbols.
Hazard Symbol Quiz
Answer these ten questions to test your knowledge of science hazard symbols.
Chemistry Lab Safety Quiz
Answer these ten questions to review your knowledge of proper lab safety procedures.
Quia: Lab Equipment Quiz
Try this quiz to see if you can properly identify laboratory equipment.
Quia: Lab Equipment Matching Game
Play this game to see if you can match the lab equipment with its intended use.
Quia: Lab Equipment Scavenger Hunt
Here are more games about lab equipment use.
Quia: Lab Safety Rules Game
Play this battleship game by correctly answering the questions about lab safety to score hits against your enemy's ships.
Quia: Lab Safety Rules Quiz
Here is another quiz over lab safety rules.
Distillation: Lab Safety Podcast
Listen to this episode to learn how medieval chemists, or alchemists, protected themselves against lead poisoning, and why goggles are better protection than glasses.
Fun Trivia: Physics Lab Safety Quiz
Here is a short quiz over safety rules for different kinds of labs: physics, chemistry, and biology.
eThemes Resource: Scientific Method
These sites describe the general method used in scientific research. They also include the research process, the role and purpose of theory, and the history of the method. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on science fair projects.
eThemes Resource: Scientific Principles
Find out what scientific method is all about. Learn major principles in science: problem, hypothesis, observations, experiments, theory, and law. Take quizzes to test the hypothesis that you know how to do science. Includes a video, animation, online quizzes, lesson plans, and printable worksheets. There are links to eThemes resources on scientific method, qualities of a scientist, understanding science, and science fair.