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Pond Life

The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on Pond Life was first published in 1985 and gives information, illustrated by full colour photographs and drawings, about the animals and plants found in ponds. It gives information about food chains and the characteristics of animals living in and near ponds. It is...

Course Book 1

The Young Scientist Investigates Course Book 1 comprises 12 units of work, grouped under three concept headings: living things; structures, forces and energy; and change. Each unit is a series of double-page spreads relating to the topic. For instance the unit on fruit and vegetables has spreads on ‘vegetables’, ‘...

Light and Colour

The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on Light and Colour was first published in 1982 and gives information, illustrated by full colour photographs and drawings, about sources and properties of visible light and about coloured light and pigments. It is intended for children aged 8-11 to read and then to...

The Human Body

The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on The Human Body was first published in 1985 and gives information, illustrated by full colour photographs and drawings, about the human body. It looks at the structure and function of body parts including bones, muscles, heart, lungs and eyes and describes how the body...

Flowers

The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on Flowers, first published in 1981, gives information, about the wide range of flowers, their structure, pollination, germination and growth. It is beautifully illustrated with full colour photographs and drawing. It is intended for children aged 8-11 to read and then to...

Everyday Chemicals

The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on Everyday Chemicals was published in 1984 and gives information, illustrated by full colour photographs and drawings, about how chemicals used in everyday life are obtained. The word ‘chemical’ is used throughout to refer to elements and compounds of different kinds,...

Air

The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on Air gives information, illustrated by full colour photographs and drawings, about the composition of the air, its importance to living things and its properties. It is intended for children aged 8-11 to read and then to answer question and carry out investigations of...

4 - Materials and Equipment

The ASE Materials and Equipment booklet provides lists of equipment and materials compiled from what primary teachers at the time (1966) found met the needs of their own classes as they developed investigations. It reassured teachers that a large collection of equipment was not necessary before investigations could...

3 - List of Teaching Aids

The ASE List of Teaching Aids provides a comprehensive catalogue of films, books, charts, and other visual materials that can help the teaching of science. It also includes addresses of fieldwork centres, clubs and societies for students and museum services. All this, of course refers to what was available at the...

2 - List of Books

The ASE List of Books provides a very comprehensive list of publications relating to science for teachers and students as current at the time (1966). The list is helpfully separated into topics and there is an index. The list comprises authors, titles and publishers with no notes. The books for teachers include...

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