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Young Technologist's Handbook

Produced for the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), this book contains a comprehensive selection of useful descriptions and reference information on the properties of materials, manufacturing processes, ergonomics and electronics. This pulls together a wide range of data into a single publication, accessible...

Structures 14 to 16

This book, produced by the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), helps students to consider the design of man-made structures. Data, mathematics, computer modelling and actual scale models are all used in deciding if a structure's final design will work. The book looks at structural principles and applies them to...

Mini DC Generator

This publication, from the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP) explains how a generator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. To understand how this happens, students need to know something about magnetic fields and what happens when a conductor such as copper wire is moved within a magnetic field....

Engaging Maths

A resource from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which explores the role of the mathematical sciences in our lives - in security, telecommunications and the internet, the environment, finance and economics, industry, transport and travel, and in medicine and biology.

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Nuffield Home Economics: food science

Food Science was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. The course was designed to help students understand the scientific principles underlying the practical work they would do in preparing and cooking food.

The course...

Nuffield Home Economics: fibres and fabrics

Fibres and Fabrics was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. The aim was to allow students to learn textile science in a way that would be useful to them in everyday life.

The emphasis in the course was on learning...

Science and Technology in Society 1

SATIS book one includes Ashton Island - a problem in renewable energy, Fibre in your diet, and Nuclear power.

The ten units in this booklet are:

*101 Sulphurcrete: Reading, questions and experimental work on the use of sulphur as a building material.

*102 Food from fungus: Information,...

Science and Technology in Society 2

SATIS book two includes Drinking alcohol, The story of Fritz Haber, and The pesticide problem.

The ten units in this booklet are:

201 Energy from Biomass: Reading and problem-solving exercises, including optional practical work, on the production of biomass energy.

202 Electric vehicles:...

Science and Technology in Society 3

SATIS book three includes Air pollution - where does it come from?, Living with kidney failure, The second law of - what?, and Recycling aluminium.

The ten units in this booklet are:

301 Air pollution - where does it come from?: A data-analysis exercise concerning sources of air pollution.

302...

Science and Technology in Society 4

SATIS book four includes The label at the back - a look at clothing fibres, Noise, and Glass.

The ten units in this booklet are:

401 Fluoridation of water supplies: Reading and discussion concerning the artificial fluoridation of public water supplies.

402 DDT and Malaria: Reading, questions...

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