Laboratory Safety e-Learning Platform (LabSafe Platform) and Virtual Reality to Teach Laboratory Safety
George Fai Wong, Wing Fat Chan and Yu San Cheung
Experimentation is important in science curriculum where students apply the abstract concepts through doing experiments. In Chemistry Department, laboratory classes account for around 40% of the curriculum. However, there is no single course on laboratory safety. In the past, there were fatal accidents due to burning or inhalation of very toxic gases. To this end, we take an initiative to develop an online e-Learning platform to teach laboratory safety. Laboratory Safety e-Learning Platform (LabSafe Platform) is an online interactive platform developed by Articulate Storyline 2 which includes narrated lectures, case studies, animations, videos and virtual reality. In this EXPO, we are going to share our progress on the work.