Archive: Lab Safety Considerations for Pre-service Elementary Science/STEM Teachers, September 30, 2021

This interactive web seminar session will begin with an overview of safety protocols specific for doing elementary level safer science/STEM laboratory activities with Dr. Ken Roy, NSTA and NSELA Safety Compliance Advisor/specialist and Dr. Kevin Doyle of Morris Hills Regional School District, NSTA Safety Advisory Board Member.  Critical pandemic related topics for science/STEM pre-service elementary teachers addressed include legal safety standards and better professional practices, engineering controls, standard operating procedures, personal protective equipment, duty of care and more.  Time permitting, individual questions will be answered by the presenters near the end of the program.

This web seminar is hosted for and by the National Chapter for Preservice Teachers at NSTA.  We invite you to register for upcoming web seminars at NSTA.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I enjoyed that this web seminar was very clear on what was being taught. Also that there were many visuals that helped me have a better understanding."
  • "I thought that this Web Seminar was extremely beneficial. I learned a lot of information about how to properly conduct labs with my students. I do not see many labs being conducted with elementary school students; therefore, this made me excited to try them with my future students."
  • "It was very informational and I enjoyed the real examples given about specific situations and why/why not to do certain things."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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