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Nuffield Physics Background Book: Astronomy

This Nuffield Physics Background Book on astronomy uses a narrative to guide the reader through the development of theory in astronomy, from early ideas and Greek astronomy, through to the work of Kepler and Newton. Many hand-drawn diagrams are used to illustrate the concepts and suggestions for student activities...

Nuffield Chemistry: Book of Data

This Nuffield Chemistry Data Book contains the following sections:

Section 1: Basic information
Table 1.1 Selected symbols and abbreviations
Table 1.2 Values of selected physical measurements
Table 1.3 The elements

Section 2: Masses, volume...

Guides to Assessment in Education: Mathematics

Teachers make assessments all the time for a whole variety of reasons. Assessment is essential to teaching. It has to be acknowledged that although getting to know students thoroughly is part of a teacher's expected load, assessment does represent a noticeable burden. Above all, the report tries to emphasize...

The Physics of Heat Capacity

Part of the Macmillan Monographs in the Physical Sciences series, The Physics of Heat Capacity includes chapters on the heat capacities of gases and solids, and ideas for experimental projects.

Chapter 1, on the heat capacities of gases looks at the kinetic theory of gases...

pH and Redox Measurements

This booklet contains a set of experiments and activities through which students can explore pH and the use of a pH probe.

1. Initial preparation
2. Battery
3. Electrode
4. Buffer solution
5. Instrument layout
6. pH measurement
7. mV measurement...

Contemporary School Mathematics Exercises: 1

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...

Matrices: Pure and Applied

This resource from the Contemporary School Mathematics collection published by Edward Arnold, is intended as an extension and continuation of Matrices 1 and Matrices 2 at Sixth Form level. The book contains a short revision of '0' level matrix work but is, in fact, completely self-contained. The first section (...

Chemistry Experiments

Chemistry Experiments contains a varied collection of labcards and worksheets from which teachers can choose in order to build up a programme of chemistry practical work for use in the school laboratory. The labcards include labelled diagrams and questions which are designed to help guide students through the...

Mastering Computer Programming

This resource explores the concept of computer programming. Although the book is from a different era of computer programs, the basic principles still hold true and the text contains a number of ideas and examples which may be adapted for use today. Each section of the book gives examples of code to illustrate the...

Further Computer Programming in Basic

This book emphasises the concepts, skills and techniques of programming and the importance of a disciplined approach to the task of designing and writing programs. Whilst the examples given are written in the high level language BASIC, the principles can be applied to more modern languages. The book consists of...


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