Safety Concerns in Working with Lead Acid Batteries (Chemistry)

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Introduction

A complete guide to safety concerns associated with lead acid batteries as well as instructions for proper disposal.

This relates to the CTE lesson because when operating electric vehicles, students will be using a sealed lead acid battery. Even though sealed, batteries can always become damaged and leak.

Lesson Time

Hook/lecture/demo/assessment
60 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Energy, Environment, and Utilities Energy, Environment, and Utilities
    • Energy and Power Technology
    • Telecommunications
    • Environmental Resources
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Objectives

Standards

Next Generation Science Standards (2)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)
California English Common Core Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Student will be able to explain the following topics as related to lead acid batteries:
  • Why is sulfuric acid hazardous?
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Acid spill clean-up
  • Hazards of overcharging
  • MSDS-BatteryDisposal

Program Information and Grade Levels

Industries / Pathways
  • Energy, Environment, and Utilities Energy, Environment, and Utilities
    • Energy and Power Technology
    • Telecommunications
    • Environmental Resources
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

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