For Science to be taught most effectively, it is crucial that school laboratories are a fundamental part of the establishment. The decision to develop a new science laboratory, either for a new build or a refurbishment, normally carries substantial monetary and time investment. Therefore, the planning stages are essential to ensure outcomes are met throughout the process, providing you with the confidence that you get it right first time.
This guide has been written for education professionals including technicians, teachers, heads of departments, and facilities managers who are looking to implement a new build or refurbish a current science laboratory.
It sets out 5 of the most important things to consider when planning, helping steer you towards a safe, and relevant, education-friendly science laboratory.