Ponca City, OK, October 15, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Just in time for National Chemistry Week. Sophic Pursuits, Inc. has released a book to help parents and other adults prepare to perform hands-on science activities with children. Staying Safe while Conducting Hands-On Science: Safety Guidelines for Parents or Other Adults Conducting Hands-On Science Activities with Children was written by Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D. Dr. Wood-Black has over 25 years of industrial experience working in the area of environmental health and safety. In addition to her industrial experience, Dr. Wood-Black has been active in bring science to the community through demonstrations, National Chemistry Week activities, and working with home school science.
The book is targeted to the adult who is working with children in a home or cooperative school setting conducting hands-on activities to demonstrate science concepts. Teachers and other educators who design these types of activities may also benefit.
Included in the book are examples of how to review the activity for hazards, safety guidelines for conducting hands-on activities, and tools to be used while preparing for the activity. In the text are discussions of risk versus hazard, preparing the “laboratory” space, and other safety resources.
"Staying Safe while Conducting Hands-On Science" is available in paperback, KindleTM ebook, and a downloadable PDF. More information can be found at www.sophicpursuits.com
or by contacting Dr. Wood-Black at email@example.com.