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    iPad Requisition Sheets/Systems

    Thats tough.... we have 5 teachers and 2 trainess, and 12 ipads. one teacher ALWAYS books them in before anyone else, and he has had comments from everyone regarding this. so I totally feel your pain. you may be able to split them up into 2 sets of 15 if that is at all possible, and you can try...
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    Mental Health Matters

    we break up next week - have a good summer all
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    I retire next week

    Enjoy your time for you Carol - will miss another great tech on here :) Good luck
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    Anyone know who sells these bottles?

    https://www.scientificlabs.co.uk/product/BOT3304 sorry i forgot to do it in my first message... there is a range when you get to the page and then you can get the size you want. i typed bottle into the search tab on sls website :) happy bottle shopping :)
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    Anyone know who sells these bottles?

    i just got some from sls
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    ..thanks for all the fish..

    best wishes :)
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    Practical notice period

    mine is 2pm thursday for the following week - im also a lone tech with 6 teachers and 5 labs. last min pracs are only done if I have time and its easy to get together. else its a no and the teachers have learnt no is no
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    Science lab taps ... water fountain

    or have the other fall back line "but my group are so good, they wouldnt do this!"
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    Are techs sometimes too hard on themselves?

    yeah we can be hard on ourselves sometimes, but we are all human and often forget stuff. I do what I can and let the teachers know, but then anything after that is on them. dont be hard on yourself and remember we are all in the same boat - you are not alone. have a good day :)
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    Can a tech step in to stop a practical?

    I have teachers here who havent done certain pracs, and I trial them after school so the teachers know what they are doing. One teacher missed the trial as she was unwell, so I firmly said no prac as trial wasnt done. it hasnt always been like this here, but after a few things like CuO in sinks...
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    Does anyone use Labster?

    lol. i've just watched it too, and I also thought the same thing :laughing: :laughing:
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    Van de Graaff

    same... works really well
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    Making rates of reaction micro kits

    where is it on CLEAPSS? it sounds interesting. i have made other microscale items for the electrolysis, and I used a soldeiring iron to burn the hole into the plastic. i have also used a hot nail to get the desired size of hole.
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    Piddle tests

    i used yellow food colouring or tea bags. I once told the group ready to do the prac, that they had better use it as I spent ages making it:laughing: :p:p the look on their faces was priceless and they were genuinely horrified. like the thought of adding ammonia for the smell...
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    Essential equipment failure !!!!!!!!!

    Happy Friday indeedy.... love the hack :)
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