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Silk Screen Printing

This booklet from the Griffin Technical Studies series introduces students to the skill of silk screening printing. It begins with instructions on how to make a basic frame and describes the other materials needed and how to prepare the workroom. Causes and remedies for common problems are also addressed.

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Colour in Nature

This booklet provides practical activities which investigate light, sight and colour. The ideas of energy in the form of light waves radiating from a source, direct and reflected or 'scattered' light, the ways in which the light received causes the sensation of sight, and interpretations of colour by different...

Corrosion

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides practical activities which investigate the processes of corrosion. A set of experiments are designed to give students a basic idea of the electro-chemical reactions which are responsible for the corrosion of metals. The resource also considers...

Cosmetic Science

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides formulae and information on
cosmetic preparations that can easily be made in schools. These experiments encourage students to think about what substitutions can be made, as well as practising weighing and measuring and studying the effects of...

Crime Detection

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides practical activities in which students investigate aspects of forensic science. The resource can be used as part of cross-curricular learning and case studies are provided to encourage logical thought, debate and discussion and decision making skills....

Dyes and Dyeing

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides practical activities which investigate dyes and dyeing.

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1. Introduction
2. Vegetable dyes
3. Fastness of dyes
4. Mineral dyes
5. Synthetic dyes - development of the industry
6. Synthetic dyes...

Enamelling

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides practical activities in which students can produce their own enamelled objects using copper. Some projects can be undertaken by some students in Key Stage Two whilst others are suitable for Key Stage Three or Four students. These activities may be used...

Fibres

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides practical experiments which investigate the inherent properties of many natural and artificial fibres. It also considers methods of modifying and finishing older fabrics to add some of the properties that synthetic materials offer.

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Flow

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series investigates the flow properties of substances, whether solid, liquid or gaseous, a subject which is relevant to the sciences of physics, biology, geology and meteorology. After a set of practical experiments, background information is given on: the kinetic...

Glassmaking

In this booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series, a second edition published in 1975, students are given instructions on how to make and work with glass. Tables are given to show the chemical compositions and weights of different types of glass mixture. Multiple choice questions are provided to check...

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