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Secondary Science Bulletins

Issued termly to keep members up to date



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Bulletin 155 - Spring 2016 - 13/01/15

Bumper 12 page edition; directors update, CLEAPSS 12 technician training programme, Salters Technician Awards 2016, Demo day, use of sharps, dodgy websites, Unilab power supplies, who to call in an emergency, viewing burning magnesium, RSC article about the future of practical work, pressure vessels update, CLEAPSS support for the new A Levels, CLEAPSS Microcomputer competition, Food & Nutrition GCSE, Suppliers as members of CLEAPSS, D&T e-newsletter details, Greenpower racing (CLEAPSS goes racing!), Lathe entanglement incident - lessons learnt, New D&T course, rogue bunsens, choosing the right glassware, a cheaper water bath option, technicians tips.

You can access the bulletin here :-

http://science.cleapss.org.uk/Resource-Info/Bulletin-155-Spring-2016.aspx

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Bulletin 154 - Autumn 2015

Directors update on the new A'Levels, CLEAPSS at the ASE Conference, yet more on taps and water fittings, the disposal of sharps, CLEAPSS suppliers workshop, CLEAPSS makes it guides, the new CLP Hazcards and Practical Procedures, keeping up to date with CLEAPSS, do you need an RPA, using Arduino in Science, D&T training, 3D printing what to do next, technician tips and the CLEAPSS 12 day technician training programme

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Bulletin 153 - Summer 2015

The directors update on changes to A'Levels & GCSEs, accessing CLEAPSS training - changing times, examining pressure cookers and autoclaves, CLP June 2015 update, where do you keep your biological material?, Unsafe demos, effective risk management in Science, D&T and Art, the new CLEAPSS website - http://science.cleapss.org.uk , summer D&T facilities checks, using UV light, water fittings update, problems with laser pointers, and technicians tips.

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Bulletin 152 - Spring 2015

The Directors update on Cat 5 taps and WRAS regulations, CLEAPSS Technician Training Programme (Uxbridge & Leeds) 2015, incubated agar plates for genetic modfication of bacteria, genetic analysis of DNA, primary school working with agar, the hidden potential of stomatal prints, things you didn't know about CLEAPSS Part 2, another Nictric Acid incident, NCEC who the emergency services call, stocking up for spring?, Hazcards update, the NEW CLEAPSS Beta website, the 2015 Solar eclipse, technician tips, managing risk in D&T, mobile phone microscopes, power supply warnings and fourthcoming CLEAPSS Courses.

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Bulletin 151 - Autumn 2014

An update from the Director, CLEAPSS and School Suppliers, Things you didn't know about CLEAPSS, Hazcards an update, Using Liquid Nitrogen, GCSE Assessments using solid fuel tablets (concerns), Ask for Evidence, CLEAPSS Biology Starter Guides, Diposing of skeletons, 'Strange' Behaviour of some sealed cup (radioactive sources), an update on Alpacs, HSE guidance on Gas Masks in schools, IMS Licences, Northern Ireland chemical controls, shorting battery holders, auditing D&T departments, the new BSI Standard for D&T, our new D&T Pupil Passport, and a list of CLEAPSS Courses.

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Bulletin 150 - Summer 2014

The value of practical work, CLEAPSS new CLP Hazcards and pull out poster (see separate file) safety data sheets vs. risk assessments, a visit from the HSE, issues surround buying 'cheap' chemicals online, delivery of chemicals to schools - the rules, rockets in schools, disposal of agar plates, using and abusing fume cupboards, CLEAPSS D&T courses, D&T BSI Consultation & Tecnician tips.

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Secondary Science - Spring 2014

Welcome to 2014 from the Director, Buying Guides, 'Whats New', CLP Hazcards, More on Mercury, Organic Waste, Gas Masks, 3D printing, Radioactive waste, CLEAPSS Courses (how to chose which one).

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Secondary Science - Autumn 2013

The HSE and 'risk managment', new CLEAPSS Buying Guides (funded by Gatsby), details on the 2013 and 2014 technicians training program, CLEAPSS at Conferences, Details about the new CLP Hazcards, more CLP advice, a source of dry ice, sterilising agar vs. boiling agar, the safe use of sharps in Science, the dangers of Alpaca's & glue gun's, and CLEAPSS Training Courses for technicians and teachers.

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Secondary Science - Summer 2013

More about CLEAPSS reaching 50 years, Phenolphthalein - don't panic!, Radioactivity update - a new Guide L93, Ventilaion in chemicals stores - does yours work?, D&T sanding accident, preventing injuries from sharps, Hepatitis E & guidance on dissection, Issues with taps in labs, technicians tips, CLEAPSS tachnician training program and upcoming CLEAPSS 'Cluster; courses.

Plus also a chance to see the first ever CLEAPSE Bulletin from July 1964 

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Secondary Science - Spring 2013 CLEAPSS is 50, Hazcard updates, no more CLEAPSS CD's, no Eating or Drinking in labs, Recording risk assessments, guidance on dissection, technician tips, upcoming CLEAPSS Courses. Plus: an additional CLP pullout supplement with a poster for your prep room. Click on the third button to download this.

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