Working with young children and chemicals requires attention to safety. This article details the experiences of a third-grade teacher who used a “disaster” to create a hands-on inquiry that introduces children to chemistry safety during a third-grade acid/base exploration.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2006Stock # sc06_043_05_26Volume 043Issue 05

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