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School changes policy after Maple Grove students burned

KARE-11 says the Osseo School District has changed their science experiment policy a day after a chemical explosion during a class demonstration left four Maple Grove Middle School students with severe burns.
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KARE-11 says the Osseo School District has changed their science experiment policy a day after a chemical explosion during a class demonstration left four Maple Grove Middle School students with severe burns.

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Changes made after science-class accident

The Osseo School District is making changes to its teacher-led science demonstrations after four students were injured in a classroom accident at Maple Grove Junior High. In a 71-page report, the district says the methanol "flash bottle" demonstration will not be allowed pending further review. It also calls for a more stringent approval process for science demonstrations and a detailed list of approved demonstrations.

Burned student recalls science experiment gone awry

A 15-year-old student at Maple Grove Junior High School was taking notes while his science teacher conducted an experiment. The next thing he knew, he was burning. Fox 9 says the class was learning about methanol, a flammable substance, when a container exploded.

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A science teacher at Maple Grove Junior High has been placed on leave after an experiment went haywire and left four students with mild to severe burns. KARE 11 says the teacher will be on leave with pay until the district can wrap up its investigation.

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