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Lunar Exploration

Produced by the Royal Astronomical Society, this information booklet looks at how our knowledge of the Moon has been built up through observation, unmanned exploration and the lunar landings of the Apollo missions. Sections include: * Experiments on the Moon * Moon rocks * Structures on the lunar surface * Beneath...

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Engaging Maths

A resource from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which explores the role of the mathematical sciences in our lives - in security, telecommunications and the internet, the environment, finance and economics, industry, transport and travel, and in medicine and biology.

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Infrared Astronomy

Produced by the Royal Astronomical Society, this booklet describes the advances and uses of infrared astronomy. Using this wavelength to observe the universe allows astronomers to visualise phenomena such as dust clouds involved in the formation of new stars and identify elements present in the atmosphere of...

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AQA FP1 Matrices 1 Study Plan, Notes and Exercises

MEI Online Resources provide this introduction to Matrices for AQA FP1. Detailed notes covering the manipulation of Matrices and Crucial Points to learn are included, together with study plans for both Heinemann and Oxford textbooks.

Also available are Additional Exercises for students to complete with...

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Medical Physics

This text, produced by both the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), gives information on the development and uses of medical physics.

The book covers a wide range of topics and includes chapters on:

* history

* ionising radiation

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Solar System Image and Information Set

From NASA, this is a set of high quality images and information about the solar system. The set of materials features the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Earth’s Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, asteroids, comets, meteors and meteorites, the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud, and moons of the solar system...

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Stem Cells - Science and Ethics

From the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), this booklet looks at stem cell science and the legal and ethical issues of research using stem cells. Designed primarily for post-16 students to use themselves, the resource also contains classroom activities.

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2000 - 2009

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Stem Cells

This booklet focuses on research funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) into stem cells, including the exciting potential these have for repairing damaged body tissues and replacing them with healthy new cells. It also discusses challenges surrounding stem cell research and what the MRC is doing to address...

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The Brain

This Medical Research Council (MRC) resource discusses the brain - the most complex and least understood organ in the human body. It controls all of its activities, from breathing and listening to thinking and moving. MRC researchers are working to understand more about how the normal brain and the senses work, as...

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Physics for Future Technology: Condensed Matter

This brochure, produced jointly by the Institute of Physics and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), highlights the world-class work that takes place in the UK in areas of physics which have the potential for commercial exploitation.

"Innovations as powerful and diverse as the...

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