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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...

Problems - Red Set

The problem cards have been designed for students to use in conjunction with the main work
described in the teachers' guide. It is intended that students should at least be able to 'have a go' at most of the questions, but they should also be encouraged to think round a problem and to devise alternatives and...

Problems - Purple Set

The problem cards have been designed for students to use in conjunction with the main work described in the teachers' guide. It is intended that students should at least be able to 'have a go' at most of the questions, but they should also be encouraged to think round a problem and to devise alternatives and...

Developing Algebra

This booklet contains a number of case studies of lessons that emphasise working with what students already know and working from concrete ideas to the abstract. Each case study explains the task, contains examples of students’ work and explains how the lesson was followed up.

[b]The function game[/b] is one...

Some Lessons with Calculators

This booklet collects together ideas suitable for use with secondary school aged students. The activities are designed to encourage students to use their calculators efficiently and positively to help develop mathematical thinking and understanding.

[b]Finding your way about a calculator[/b] is a guide to...

Better Science 1: Key Proposals

Key Proposals was the first in a series of 12 booklets published by Heinemann and the Association for Science Education to explore the issues arising from moving towards a broad and balanced science education for all young people. The main purpose of this booklet was to summarise the main recommendations of the...

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