Categories: General InterestThis resource is written for elementary school teachers and administrators to provide guidance for the safe delivery of hands-on science and technology programs to students. The resource focuses closely on the elementary science and technology curriculum (The Ontario... read more
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Keeping science hands on: Solutions for delivering experiential learning in COVID safety restrictions
Categories: General InterestWhile the current learning environment might inspire some teachers to toss out their lab manuals, you are here because you want more for your students! This workshop will guide participants through the process of evaluating labs for feasibility under the current... read more
Categories: General InterestScience Facility Safety was written to provide school board health and safety staff and educators with leadership responsibilities in science with practical background information on the safe use and management of science facilities. This resource is the companion... read more
Categories: General InterestThe unique challenges facing educators this fall are many. Flinn Scientific, as a trusted source for science supplies and lab safety resources, has provided a short, easy to read guide to assist in science department practices for the new teaching environment. Flinn... read more
Categories: General InterestWith the diversity of a multicultural society, comes the myriad of language differences as well as variations in cultural experiences. This does not preclude a wide scope of student abilities in the unstreamed grade-nine science... read more
Categories: General InterestA relatively large fraction of the Canadian population requires corrective lenses to obtain optimal vision. While many of these individuals choose to wear eyeglasses, an increasing number are being fitted with contact lenses. The recent technological advances in the... read more
Categories: General InterestThe techniques of Science teaching have changed from lectures and demonstrations to those involving a significant amount of “hands on” activities. This is reflected in the new curriculum, which even mandates that certain experiments be carried out. As a... read more
Categories: General InterestLike many other technological developments of the twentieth century, the laser has moved rapidly from the scientific research laboratory to widespread use in everyday life. It is possible to design a laser for virtually any wavelength in the electromagnetic spectrum... read more
Categories: General InterestSafety must be foremost in the minds of every presenter at STAO/APSO sponsored events. Every person who does demonstrations should be knowledgeable about the safe handling and disposal of all chemicals and the safe use of all demonstration equipment. Demonstrators... read more
Categories: General InterestA summary of the STAO Safety Committee’s beliefs about safety in the science classroom. read more