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The Discovery of the Inert Gases

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 historical and traces the discovery of the group of elements that we now call the ‘noble gases’.

There are three parts to this...

Colloids

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 describes applications of chemistry.

There are three parts to this book:
*Part 1: The properties of colloids
Covering...

Colour

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 describes developments in the applications of chemistry but takes an historical approach in some sections.

There are two parts to...

Corrosion

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 describes applications of chemistry to solve practical problems.

There are three parts to this book:
*Part 1: What is...

Metals and Alloys

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 describes applications of chemistry.

There are four parts to this book:
*Part 1: Extraction of metals
The extraction...

Pictures in Silver

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 describes developments in photography It long before the modern era of digital photography.

The main topics are:
*the...

Sulphuric 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 describes the production and use of an industrially important acid..

There are four parts to this book:
*Part 1: A history...

The Mathematics Curriculum: from Graphs to Calculus

This book first published in 1977 is about graphs, their drawing, their interpretation, their development and their use. It discusses the teaching of graphs from their early introduction and as far as the beginnings of integral and differential calculus. The book also places the teaching of graphs in an historical...

Contemporary School Mathematics Exercises: 2

This resource, published by Edward Arnold, was written to supply a set of examples on the 'modern' topics required for the St. Dunstan's College O-level examination syllabus, but many of the chapters go beyond the needs of O-level.

The text preceding each exercise is brief, but there are references to other...

Correlation

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project is about the relationship between two quantities (correlation). If the two quantities are height of father and height of son, then we often want to know the extent to which 'tall fathers have tall sons'. Two quantities may be correlated quite strongly while another...

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