The books in the "Biology Advanced Studies" series provide a blend of accurate information and educational relevance by utilizing two authors on each book. In most cases, one is a practising teacher and examiner, and the other is a specialist from the industry.
This book forms part of the Active Learning series which provides teachers with ideas for activities which link EIU with other themes and dimensions. It contains activities for students aged 5-19 which encourage the development of both economic and industrial understanding and citizenship.
This is a book for mathematics teachers in secondary schools, which shows how a historical perspective can be used to introduce or develop mathematical topics.The books covers both the mathematics used by ancient civilisations and more modern areas. There is sufficient historical background for the material to...
A Mathematical Dictionary is a reference tool for the classroom, library and the home. It is suitable for 11-16 year olds and outlines mathematical terms.
Stimulating treasury of entertaining tricks, stunts and magical effects based on such mathematical principles and ideas as magic squares, the Fibonacci Series, Moebius strips, cycloids, topology and more. Only simple props required: from playing cards and matches to coins. No magic or mathematical skills needed.
Kenneth Hastings describes the joys and pitf alls of being one of Her Majesty''s Education Inspectors, esp ecially the ambivalence generated by having to implement pol icies with which he often disagreed.
The fractal cuts in this text are used to create attractive pop-up cards. Each is made from a single sheet of white paper cut according to a fractal rule and glued within a brightly coloured cover.
From the 59 different stellations of the icosahedron, the sixth and final are presented here as cut-out models to glue together. Each of the models is coloured to draw attention to all the planes and surfaces which are related to each other.
A kit book containing two large models to cut out and glue together: the compound of five cubes and the compound of ten tetrahedra.
Each of the ten basic paper engineering mechanisms shown in this book has an important explosive quality. Each folds flat, but when it is eased out of its envelope it suddenly jumps into a three dimensional shape.