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Nuffield Science 13 to 16: X units

The eight Science ('D') Units in the Nuffield 13-16 programme each included enough material for eight double periods. Together they provided some choice for teachers who could select two of the units to complete the Single Science course and a further three units to complete the Further Science course. The booklets...
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1980 - 1989

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APU Science Report for Teachers 7: Electricity at Age 15

This APU report for teachers focuses on the performance of students aged 15 in a range of test questions concerning electricity. It presents the findings in a sequence in which it suggests that different activities are generally encountered by students. An experimentally-based course would, in the first three years of...
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1980 - 1989

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CLIS Introductory Booklets

The CLIS approach stressed the importance of recognising and building on the learner’s existing ideas and challenging any misconceptions that learners may have. It was based on a constructivist theory of learning. The theory was refined and developed through the development and trialling of these materials.The...
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1980 - 1989

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Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences: Earth and Space

The second edition of Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences gave a higher profile to the study of earth and space topics. These aspects of science dealt with three of the cross-curricular themes in the 1992 National Curriculum: weather, geology and space. These themes were related to two strands of the National Curriculum: *...
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1980 - 1989

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Physics in action

An series of books for GCSE physics* Shows how physics studied in GCSE courses is used in practice in engineering.* Provides real numerical examples and problems for class work and homework.* Designed to meet the applications elements of the GCSE physics syllabuses.* Demonstrates teh contribution of engineering...
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1980 - 1989

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1. Electrical Testing

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about electrical testing was developed in association with a company called Square D Ltd in Swindon, Wiltshire. At the time of publication Square D was a major manufacturer of electrical equipment, operating more than 75 production and warehousing facilities...
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1980 - 1989

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2. Optical Fibres in School Physics

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about optical fibres was developed in association with the General Electric Company (GEC). At the time of publication GEC was the largest manufacturer of electrical and electronic products in the United Kingdom, and was one of the biggest companies in the world...
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1980 - 1989

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12. Physics of Fluid Flow

This Association for Science Education (ASE) publication about the physics of fluid flow was developed in association with the Dowty Group,. At the time, the company had four divisions that were Aerospace and Defence, Mining, Industrial, and Electronics. The Group employed almost 15,000 people.The booklet contained...
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1980 - 1989

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Science at Work 14-16

Science at Work was a set of resources originally developed in Manchester as a response to the needs of students staying in school up to the age of 16 following the Raising of the School Leaving Age (RoSLA). This was needed to replace a relatively successful non-examination course in 'Technology' that had been offered...
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1980 - 1989

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Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences

The Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences team devised a science course covering biology, chemistry and physics in two subjects-worth of curriculum time. This was in line with the 1985 government policy statement Science 5 - 16 which set down the requirement for schools to provide courses of broad balanced science for all...
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1980 - 1989

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