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Periodicity and Atomic Structure

This booklet was written to support the Periodicity and Atomic Structure option in the Nuffield Chemistry Sample Scheme Stage III: A Course of Options. The booklet starts with an account of atomic structure which is then related to the periodic table and leads on to a discussion of the periodicity of properties of...

Better Science 12: Learning how to Teach It

Learning How to Teach It was the twelfth 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 help teachers in the following...

The Continuing Mathematics Project: a Case Study

This report gives a fairly full account of the origins and life of the Continuing Mathematics Project (CMP), together with details of what materials were produced and how it was developed and tested in schools. In addition to a discussion of the way in which a variety of institutions used the materials, four tutors...

An Addendum to Cockcroft

An Addendum to Cockcroft, from the Resources for Learning Development Unit (RLDU), was written by a group of Avon secondary mathematics teachers who recognised that the wide-ranging recommendations within the report would have an impact on the teaching of mathematics. Changes would depend on the willingness of...

Water

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 highlights the importance of water and explains key ideas related to its chemistry.

There are five parts to this book:

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Drugs and Medicines

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 traces some of the key developments in the uses of chemicals in medicine.

The main topics are:
*the early history of...

Atoms into Ions

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 is an account of concepts related to oxidation and reduction,.

There are three parts to this book:

*Part 1:The theory of...

Chemistry and Electricity

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 introduces thermodynamic concepts and applies them the a variety of types of chemicals cells.

There are seven parts to this book...

What Is an Acid?

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 is mainly an account of theories of acidity with examples to explain the importance of acids.

There are two parts to this book:...

The Way of Discovery

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 consists of a series of articles about scientists who won the Nobel Prize between 1929 and 1967. The stories illustrate a variety of...

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