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School Science

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On this page, you will find a list of fun experiments and demonstrations that are suitable for a school science lab or possible at home. Do not assume that everything is safe! Most will have some sort of safety advice on the page but the absence of written precautions does not mean that you can just go and play ahead. If you are an adult, you should use your own judgement and common sense. If you are a minor (child), it is highly recommended that you should ask for more advice and help from your teachers and parents.

School physics experiments and demonstrations[edit]

School biology experiments and demonstrations[edit]

School chemistry experiments and demonstrations[edit]

Constructing school science lab equipment[edit]

School science technician[edit]

In schools, the science technician is the person who prepares the practical equipment and makes up the solutions used in school science labs. The role also includes instructing and assisting teachers with practical skills, including class demonstrations, for advanced techniques across all disciplines. Many are very well qualified and have degrees, such as a Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.Sc.) or Master's degree (M.Sc.) and/or other professional qualifications such as the HNC, HND and NVQ.

Their main duties include:

  • Care of living organisms
  • Making up solutions
  • School science experiments and demonstrations
  • Inventory
  • Stock control
  • Budget and Accounts
  • Repairing and constructing lab equipment