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    Space window

    Giant poster of constellations / galaxies?
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    Spot the safety Hazard

    There's quite a few if you search on google images. There's a common one from TES on there
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    Training targets for newly joined chemistry technician

    Helen at the STEM learning centre has put together a STEM technicians career pathway, that might be of interest.
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    crucibles

    I've been putting HCl in them to clean them, but I think someone mentioned something about dodgy gases coming off.
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    Rejoining thermometer threads

    I wrap some string around the thermometer and swing it around, this tends to fix it, as long as the thermometers doesn't come flying out.
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    North East Science Technicians

    Bolams in Sedgefield (01740 621122) let you have them for free. The also do Ox heart and some lungs as well as probably most other things.
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    Viewing magnesium through a welding filter

    CLEAPSS advise against looking in-directly at it
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    ECT's

    Luckily we didn't have any science ECTs when I started, just 13 teachers and 10 labs / classrooms. Hope you get some help soon.
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    ECT's

    If they ignore H&S then refuse to let them do practicals. I have weekly sessions where I demo upcoming practicals / new practicals for the teachers and ECTs. I also generally let ECTs / trainee teachers have more leeway in handing in late requests if possible. Quite often I'll discuss the...
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    Quadrats

    SLS sell foldable ones, you could use string to make the mesh?
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    Bubbles in Thermometers

    I just wrap some string around the thermometer and swing it around a bit.
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    Potassium permanganate and glycerol not catching fire

    Last time I used 2 spatulas of Pot Mang and 6 drops of glycerol
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    Anyone know who sells these bottles?

    I think breckland / SLS / philip harris do them as well.
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    LED Raybox

    Like Paul said the battery packs are the main problem. I've scrapped the battery packs and just use leads instead.
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    Stop Clocks

    Maybe for cookery? or just to annoy us ...
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