| Science Safety for Middle School Lesson Plan
Created by Peggy Grantham
Gray’s Creek Middle School
Cumberland County Schools
Objectives from North Carolina Standard Course of Study (2004)
COMPETENCY GOAL 1: The learner will design and conduct investigations to demonstrate an understanding of scientific inquiry.
1.03 Apply safety procedures in the laboratory and in field studies:
• Recognize potential hazards.
• Manipulate materials and equipment.
• Conduct appropriate procedures.
TLW demonstrate knowledge of lab safety rules and procedures.
TLW identify potential hazards and implement appropriate safety procedures when conducting scientific investigations.
Time: 3-5 days
Science Safety Alice Presentation
Flinn Scientific's Middle School Science Safety Contract http://www.flinnsci.com/Documents/miscPDFs/safety_contract_MS.pdf
Sponge Bob Science Safety Rules Challenge Interactive Notebook Handout http://sciencespot.net/Media/spongebob-safety-challenge-isn.pdf
Safety Poster Materials (construction paper or poster board and markers, crayons, or colored pencils)
Science Safety SMART Board Presentation
Lab Safety Handout http://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/safety.html
Identify Laboratory Devices http://www.epa.gov/region03/ee/chesapeake/labident.htm
Assessment http://www.flinnsci.com/Documents/miscPDFs/Safety_exam_HS.pdf or http://www.tvgreen.com/Forms/safettest.htm