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Sport

This Nuffield Working with Science unit was designed to give the student the opportunity to work scientifically and to acquire some of the positive attitudes associated with informed opinions and the use of objective argument based on evidence. It was also hoped that the students' appreciation of sport and what is...

Water Pollution

This Nuffield Working with Science unit encouraged students to consider water pollution problems at national and international level, by coming to understand a local example of pollution through their own investigations.

Guidance for teachers and technicians appears in...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics: Dynamic Modelling System: Models

The notes in this booklet described the models on the models disk designed for use with the Dynamic Modelling System, in the Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics course. Most of the models described were relevant to any advanced level physics course at the time. At the time of the revision the system was devised to...

Nuffield Physical Science: Sections 1-7

The first Student Workbook for Nuffield Physical Science began with an extensive introduction to this novel course for students. The Workbook was not designed as a textbook. The content of each section was arranged on the same plan, and each contained four types of material: 'Introduction', passages of 'General...

Nuffield Physical Science: Sections 8-14

The second Student Workbook for Nuffield Physical Science began with an extensive introduction to this novel course for students. The Workbook was not designed as a textbook.

The content of each section was arranged on the same plan, and each contained four types of material: 'Introduction', passages of '...

The X2 Test

The unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project focuses on the x2 test as it is one of the most widely used statistical techniques. It is employed to compare theory with practice in biology, geography and the social sciences.

This unit is concerned with the practicalities of using the x2...

Solving Real Problems with Mathematics Volume 2

Volume two of two publications produced by the Spode Group with the aim of providing a useful set of examples that are convincing applications of mathematics and applications which can be taught in schools.

This volume contains case studies with three distinct components: problem statement, teaching notes...

Power Station Project

The Power Station Project is a simulated case study from the Science in Society series dealing with the various decisions that have to be made when a new power station is being planned. It was designed as an integral part of the Energy section of the Science in Society course. It is assumed that an Electricity...

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