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Catalysis

Catalysis is one of the titles in the series of ASE Lab Books that were published in the early 1970s for the Association for Science Education. Each title brought together the best of the teaching notes and experimental ideas from members of the association that had appeared in the ASE journal, School Science...

Introducing LOGO

This book is designed to help all those who wish to find out more about the language LOGO, a language intended to demystify computers and computer programming, and make the power of computers accessible to all.

A brief introduction to some basic commands is followed by An Outline to LOGO ...

Chemical Engineering

This is one of the 14 Background Books published for Stage III of the Nuffield Chemistry Sample Scheme. The books were highly illustrated and designed to be attractive.

This book starts with a story of the discovery of a new solvent and the stages in the development of a new process to make it on a large...

Nuffield Chemistry: Collected Experiments

Collected Experiments contains all the experiments used in the sample scheme together with many others. It is intended for the use of teachers, and its purpose is two-fold:

1. to provide alternative experiments in case those given for the sample scheme are not suited to the particular conditions under which...

The Practical Curriculum

This Schools Council working paper, from 1981, looks at curriculum balance and content and issues of curriculum planning. Written before the introduction of the National Curriculum, the paper argues for a visible structure for the school curriculum, explaining why it is needed, suggesting measures for planning and...

Lecture Experiments in Chemistry

Published in 1947, the aim of this book was to place 'experiments against a background of teaching motives and methods ... [and thus] ...outline a rational way of teaching chemistry'.

This book is a third edition of a work originally published in 1937.

Contents of this book:

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Colourful Chemistry

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book contains guidance on how to carry out a number of laboratory experiments in which colour plays an essential part.

The activities look at extracting and using dyes, in making pigments, turning them into paints and using these...

Sources of Mathematical Discovery

This resource, published at a time when teachers had become aware of the tremendous need for motivational topics in mathematics, gives students an appreciation of, and insight into, mathematics and helps adopt an experimental attitude to the teaching and learning of the subject. The book contains ten units.

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Investigations in Mathematics

This resource provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for teachers looking to enrich the curriculum with investigative mathematics. There is a mix of examples drawing out the mathematics from a wide range of everyday objects and activities. The activities are split into six units.

  1. In Search of...

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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