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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 paints....
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1970 - 1979

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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.A Hint of...
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1970 - 1979

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Water Shortage 2000

This Nuffield Working with Science unit is substantially out of date but can suggest approaches for tackling related issues now. The intention was that students should become aware of the real problems of providing sufficient potable water for all our needs by the year 2000 - even in rainy Britain. They were expected...
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1970 - 1979

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Questioning Prejudice and Superstition

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit helps students to understand the scientific method of testing ideas when it is impossible to do controlled experiments. They see the need for factual evidence to support ideas and statements. The unit focuses upon science as a way of testing. The knowledge...
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1970 - 1979

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Recycling

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit helps to make students aware of the inevitable need to recycle materials and of the practical and economic difficulties in the way of doing more at the moment.Guidance for teachers and technicians appears in Teachers’ Notes A.The unit was revised and...
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1970 - 1979

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Photography

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit was intended to teach students how to process film and photographic paper at a relatively simple level, and to understand some of the principles behind the processes. Teacher were encouraged to make students aware of the artistic side of photography....
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1970 - 1979

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The Motor Car

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit was planned so that students should:1. be aware of the advantages of a systematic approach to car selection and purchase2. be aware of the legal and social responsibilities of car ownership3. understand the basic scientific principles of the physical...
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1970 - 1979

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Efficiency

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit encourages the students to start thinking about efficiency by presenting them with some problems which are a familiar part of their daily lives. They are asked to investigate problems which have been chosen to give them experience of a variety of...
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1970 - 1979

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Slimming

This Nuffield Working with Science unit was designed to enable students to enquire systematically into slimming. It was intended to give them information about such things as balanced diets, the dangers of undereating and overeating, the social pressures on people to be slim, ways of slimming, and the energy content...
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1970 - 1979

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Air Pollution

This Nuffield Working with Science unit was designed to enable students to investigate the sources, nature and impacts of air pollution.Guidance for teachers and technicians appears in Teachers’ Notes B.Parts of this unit were incorporated into a single unit about pollution for the second, CPVE edition of the...
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1970 - 1979

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