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Growth Regulators in Crop Production

Produced in 1981 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet examines the regulation of plant growth by hormones. Examples are given to illustrate their applications in propagation, and in the control of growth, fruiting, senescence and dormancy. Attention is drawn to some of...

Vocal Communication in Birds

Produced in 1979 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet explores how and why birds use song to communicate with each other.

The resource looks at how the sound is produced and heard and explains the results of sonogram recordings. It also investigates the...

Interim Report: the Teaching of Modern Physics

The Teaching of Modern Physics was written by the Modern Physical Sciences Committee of the Science Masters Association. It includes demonstration and class experiments, and suggested equipment for teachers for the following topics:

- Evidence for the particulate nature of matter
- Experimental...

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...

Decisions in the Science Department: Organization and Curriculum

This book, first published in 1981 by the Association for Science Education (ASE) and Schools Council, looks at the range of decisions that staff in science departments are required to make and the problems associated with making them.

This report was the output of the Science Education Project set up after...

Nuffield Physics Background Book: Astronomy

This Nuffield Physics Background Book on astronomy uses a narrative to guide the reader through the development of theory in astronomy, from early ideas and Greek astronomy, through to the work of Kepler and Newton. Many hand-drawn diagrams are used to illustrate the concepts and suggestions for student activities...

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...

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