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Mini Units B

The Nuffield Working with Science mini-units provide opportunities for students to develop their understanding of how to plan, carry out and interpret scientific investigations in a range of contexts. 

Guidance for these units appears in the Tutors’...

SATIS 16-19: Units 26-50

Units 26 to 50 of the SATIS 16-19 series. The introductory General Guide for teachers gives information on the design and use of the units, outlines of the unit subjects relating them to science specialisms.

Structure of the units
Each SATIS 16 - 19 unit was designed to be photocopied...

SATIS 16-19: Units 51-75

Units 51 to 75 of the SATIS 16-19 series. The introductory General Guide for teachers gives information on the design and use of the units, outlines of the unit subjects relating them to science specialisms.

Structure of the units
Each SATIS 16 - 19 unit was designed to be photocopied...

SATIS 16-19: Units 76-100

Units 76 to 100 of the SATIS 16-19 series. The introductory General Guide for teachers gives information on the design and use of the units, outlines of the unit subjects relating them to science specialisms.

Structure of the units
Each SATIS 16 - 19 unit was designed to be...

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This Nuffield Working with Science unit is substantially out of date but can suggest approaches for tackling related issues now.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...

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...

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...

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....

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 purchase
2. be aware of the legal and social responsibilities of car ownership
3. understand the basic scientific principles...

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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