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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.Contents: ...
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2000 - 2009

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Ways of Living

Ways of Living, from the SISCON series looks at the interaction between people and their environment and the effects of science and technology on the way we live and think.Chapters in this booklet are:*Technology in the Stars? -  Prehistoric Britain, Babylonian astronomy *Thinking in the...
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1980 - 1989

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Technology, Invention and Industry

This book from the SISCON series contains stories of inventions, studies two important modern industries (plastics and microelectronics) and looks at the effects of their developments on society in the 1980s.Chapters in this booklet are:*Ingredients for invention - Market pull, scientific knowledge, Technological...
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1980 - 1989

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Special Study: Metallurgy

This Nuffield Advanced Chemistry Special Study enabled students to see something of the scope of the field of metallurgy, and to appreciate its dependence upon chemical principles. The objectives were to: *consider the relationships between the physical and chemical properties of metallic materials and their uses and...
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1970 - 1979

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Special Study: Food Science

This Nuffield Advanced Chemistry Special Study enabled students to see something of the scope of the field of food science, and to appreciate its dependence upon chemical principles. The objectives were:*to show the function and place of food in the human organism.*to show food as a dynamic macromolecular system with...
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1970 - 1979

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Careers in Energy

This publication from BP Educational Services gives a guide to careers in the energy business. It includes biographies of real-life role models, and information on desirable generic employability skills, which are valued across sectors. The role model examples include a geologist, gas trader, commercial and...
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2010 to date

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What Is Technology?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'What is Technology?' explores the various faces of technology in recent history and in the changing modern world.The book discusses:*different meanings of the word 'technology'*how...
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1990 - 1999

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Computer Science Writing Competition Winners 2007

An Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) brochure containing the winning articles from the computer science writing competition 2006-7, which explain how research in computer science affects people's lives. The writers produced some inspiring stories, with subjects that include systems that...
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2000 - 2009

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the 'Big questions, big experiment' wall chart describes the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It looks at the "big questions" about our Universe that scientists are trying to answer, and how the amazing LHC will help them to do so. The 'Tunnel to the...
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2000 - 2009

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Electronics Post-16

Produced by the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), this book introduces the world of electronics by looking at some important electronic components and how they can be put together to perform useful tasks. Projects in designing and making electronic circuits are included. Products that are set as design and...
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1990 - 1999

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