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Hormones

This resource provides a list of common hormones involved in the endocrine system, their target cells and functions. This resource provides a clear summary for students who wish to revise the biological principles on which the use of medicines is based.

Which Compound? Which Route?

This resource looks at the ways in which new drugs are designed, synthesised and produced commercially. Students choose a market area, look at existing products, select a new compound to synthesise, and finally work out the best synthetic route for commercial production, taking into account yield and environmental...

TRUMP Part 2: Observational Properties of Astronomical Objects

Part 2 of the TRUMP Astrophysics resource package dealt with the observational properties of astronomical objects and was therefore concerned with the analysis and interpretation of observations.

Like Part 1 of the TRUMP package, this part contained study notes (self-study material for teachers), teaching...

TRUMP Part 6: Galaxies, Cosmology and Relativity

This part of the TRUMP Astrophysics resource package dealt with with galaxies, the history and future of the Universe, and special relativity. Like all other parts of the TRUMP package, this part contains study notes (self-study material for teachers), teaching notes and photocopiable student sheets. 

This...

Studies in Awareness of Science: Student's Book

The Student’s book for Studies in Awareness of Science, published by John Murray, contained sections on how scientists collect data, design experiments and use statistical techniques to draw conclusions from the results obtained. The authors expected that much of the material would be unfamiliar to those studying A...

Studies in Awareness of Science: Option Book 1

This was the first of two option books, published by John Murray, in the resources developed for the Studies in Awareness of Science programme. The course centred around the options, each of which featured controversial, contemporary scientific topics. The scientific background to each topic was explained in some...

Studies in Awareness of Science: Option Book 2

This was the second of two option books, published by John Murray, in the resources developed for the Studies in Awareness of Science programme. The course centred around the options, each of which featured controversial, contemporary scientific topics. The scientific background to each topic was explained in some...

Mini-course 6: Tables of Counts - Things People Think

This mini-course from the Nuffield Exploratory Data Skills Project: Making Sense of Data is about how to deal with data in the form of counts. Such data, often transformed into percentages, are very common in newspapers as well as in technical reports and publicly available statistics. As a result of this mini-...

Mini-course 9: Choosing an Analysis - Records from the Past

This mini-course from the Nuffield Exploratory Data Skills Project: Making Sense of Data considers how to choose appropriate techniques from the earlier mini-courses. As a result of this mini-course students should learn to:

• think about data as a set of records containing fields
• know that there are...

Animal Behaviour: Practical Work and Data Response Exercises

These books, from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), aimed to encourage the use of more practical work on animal and human behaviour and to enable students to develop an understanding of some basic principles of animal behaviour, relevant to biology and psychology.

Although originally...

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