After Carlisle school fire, local teachers emphasize safety in science class

Last week, a fire in a Carlisle science class injured students – and drew safety into the spotlight.

I spoke to a few York County science teachers who talked about why they do experiments that might have a dangerous element to them and how they ensure they do them safely.  They want to engage students, and sometimes an experiment involving flames is one way to do it.

Some said the Carlisle incident was eye-opening for students, offering them a real-life example of why safety procedures are important.

Read more over on the Cram Session blog.

Angie Mason

I'm the education reporter at the York Daily Record. Follow me on Twitter: @angiemason1

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