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Hot Chocolate

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these activities help students to investigate the absorption of radiation, heat transfer and heat capacity.

Taken from a real-life scenario, the students look at the effects of different colours on the amount of heat a container absorbs....

Magnox

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these materials look at nuclear fission and nuclear reactors.

The activities examine the trend in reactivity of the metals in group II of the periodic table and includes a brief study of isotopes in relation to nuclear fission and nuclear...

Science Specials Needs Supplement

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this book contains a range of science investigations that have been adapted for secondary-school students with particular learning needs. In these activities appropriate teaching and learning strategies allow...

War Against Pests

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these materials help students to understand key ideas in the use of agrochemicals. These include:
* synthetic and natural pesticides
* biological control
* food chains and the management of ecosystems
* predator-prey relationships...

Case Studies on Education-Industry Partnerships

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this information booklet is useful for those wishing to develop successful partnerships between schools and local science-based industries. It is a collection of papers that describe how different groups have encountered and handled major issues and...

Dental Dilemmas

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this resource looks at the testing of materials in the context of dentistry. Students first look at the properties of teeth and the nature of toothache before going on to test materials for a range of properties.

Experimental methods...

Understanding Food Additives

From The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this booklet is the forerunner of its Understanding Food Additives web site. The booklet contains information on a range of food additives and extensive suggestions for practical activities to investigate food and food additives.

Food additives...

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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Activities and Experiences

Activities and Experiences was the central publication of the Science Teacher Education Project, provided by the Nuffield Foundation. It was compiled to provide a bank of ideas to use in courses of professional development. This publication consisted of a loose-leaf pack with pages featuring:

* Introductory...

The Art of the Science Teacher

The Art of the Science Teacher, from the Nuffield Fundation, was published by the Science Teacher Education Project to provide background reading suitable for both student-teachers and serving teachers. Each chapter was written by experienced classroom teachers who had also been involved in teacher education. The...

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