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Document ID (ISN)62542
CIS number 94-1357
ISSN - Serial title 0304-3894 - Journal of Hazardous Materials
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Katz D.A.
Title Safer alternatives to fire and explosions in classroom demonstrations
Bibliographic information Feb. 1994, Vol.36, No.2, p.149-158. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract Many classroom demonstrations involving fire and explosions have safer alternatives or hazards that can be greatly reduced by using commercially available materials or by using microscale quantities. A number of safer alternatives to fire and explosion demonstrations are described along with recommended safety precautions. The Minimum Safety Guidelines for Chemical Demonstrations as developed by the ACS Division of Chemical Education are listed.
Descriptors (primary) laboratory work; educational institutions; explosion hazards; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) safe working methods
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions