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Nuffield Chemistry: Book of Data

This Nuffield Chemistry Data Book contains the following sections:

Section 1: Basic information
Table 1.1 Selected symbols and abbreviations
Table 1.2 Values of selected physical measurements
Table 1.3 The elements

Section 2: Masses, volume...

Guides to Assessment in Education: Mathematics

Teachers make assessments all the time for a whole variety of reasons. Assessment is essential to teaching. It has to be acknowledged that although getting to know students thoroughly is part of a teacher's expected load, assessment does represent a noticeable burden. Above all, the report tries to emphasize...

Ageing

Produced in 1983 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet explores the biology of the ageing process in terms of cellular and molecular ageing. A variety of life forms are examined, including humans and other mammals, invertebrates and plants. It is explained that ageing...

Animal Hormones

Produced in 1979 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet explores the effects of hormones, the chemical messengers that act together with the nervous system to co-ordinate functions in animals.

The booklet looks at what hormones are and how they work, and focuses...

Animal Taxonomy

Produced in 1982 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet explores animal taxonomy, classification and identification methods. Often overlooked, taxonomy employs techniques developed in the chemical, physical and mathematical sciences and takes regard of theoretical studies...

Cell Growth and Division

Produced in 1982 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the diversity of cells, how they grow and divide and the common principles at work amongst diverse organisms. It considers the processes of cell division, including the segregation of chromosomes as the...

Fertilization in Animals

Produced in 1983 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet introduces students to gametes, the events which go into the production of these specialized cells and the mechanisms by which they interact and then are transformed into the distinct pattern of the embryo.

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Mycorrhiza

Produced in 1984 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at mycorrhizas, the symbiotic relationship between fungi and the vascular plants that are hosting them. This booklet explains the relationships, ecology and life cycles of different types of mycorrhizas,...

Neo-Darwinism

Produced in 1982 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet defines 'Darwinism' and describes the development of Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution. The term Darwinism is separated from the term 'evolution', even though Darwin's theories centred around natural selection...

The Physics of Heat Capacity

Part of the Macmillan Monographs in the Physical Sciences series, The Physics of Heat Capacity includes chapters on the heat capacities of gases and solids, and ideas for experimental projects.

Chapter 1, on the heat capacities of gases looks at the kinetic theory of gases...

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