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2. Optical Fibres in School Physics

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about optical fibres was developed in association with the General Electric Company (GEC). At the time of publication GEC was the largest manufacturer of electrical and electronic products in the United Kingdom, and was one of the biggest companies in the...

7. Safety in Gas Appliances

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about safety in gas appliances was developed in association with the British Gas Corporation. At the time, this was the only gas industry in the world to be involved in every aspect of gas supply.

The booklet contained guidance for teachers and notes...

3. Industrial Use of Micro-organisms

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about the industrial use of micro-organisms was developed in association with Nipa Laboratories Ltd. At the time, the company was recognised throughout the world as a specialist in the production of microbiocides for use as preservatives and antioxidants,...

SATIS General Guide for Teachers

The SATIS 'General Guide for Teachers' is a booklet which complements the Teachers' Notes published with the individual SATIS units. It gives more general information about the proejct, about some of the teaching methods, and about other ways of introducing social and technological aspects into the secondary...

10. Electronics of Control Systems

In these experiments students make and test circuits to investigate a range of effects:

Section A: Transforming a d.c. power supply
*Experiment A(i): Step-up voltage regulator
*Experiment A(ii): Step-down voltage regulator
*Experiment A(iii): High current step-down regulator
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Nuffield Home Economics: Nutrition

Nutrition was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. The course emphasised the influence of food choice on health. The authors appreciated that entrenched attitudes to food and feeding are as likely to influence dietary...

Nuffield Home Economics: People and Homes

People and Homes was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. Students were encouraged to recognise the inter-relationships between people and their home environments. The topic drew together themes which had been studied in the...

Craft, Design and Technology from 5 to 16 (Curriculum Matters 9): 1987

Produced in 1987, this document written by the Department for Education and Science and HM Inspectorate was intended to stimulate a professional debate and to contribute to reaching national agreement about the objectives and content of the school craft, design and technology curriculum of the time.

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Control Systems

Work done in this Nuffield 13 - 16 module followed from the B units called ‘Breathing and circulation’ and ‘Food and digestion’, also from the S unit ‘Circuits’. This D unit provided enough material for eight double periods during a Further Science course and built on the content of the S units for Single Science....

Information Technology for Craft, Design and Technology

This resource pack, produced by the Microelectronics Education Support Unit (MESU), has been developed with the principal aim of supporting newly appointed Advisory Teachers who have the task of promoting and extending good practice in the use of Information Technology (IT) in the Craft, Design and Technology (CDT...

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