Scope on Safety: Safety is always in fashion

by: Ken Roy

Unfortunately, what looks good on the runway often clashes with the science laboratory when it comes to safety. Therefore, given the potential risks associated with science activities in lab and on field experiences at the middle school level, the message needs to be clear as to what is the fashion or dress expectation. In some cases, science teachers may be challenged relative to dress codes and “freedom of speech.” To help prevent these issues from being launched into bigger problems, teachers should consider the strategies outlined in this month’s column.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2008Stock # ss08_032_01_16Volume 032Issue 01

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