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You and Your Mind

This book looks at several aspects of how the mind works:

*Making sense of the world

* How we perceive

* How we behave

* Ways of learning

* How we think and feel

* What kind of person are you?

You and Your Mind was one of the Science at Work series. All the...

SCISP Teachers’ Guide 4: Interactions and Change

In the Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) course, the explanations of change used the concept of interaction under these headings:
*Recognising change
*A close look at a number of different changes
*Stability

Contents
1. Recognising change...

SCISP Topic Book: Human Behaviour

This Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) topic book was written to accompany the fourth of the SCISP students’ manuals.

Contents
*Man and computer
*The start of life
*The influence of the family and other people
*The senses
*Keeping fit...

SCISP Topic Book: Human Groups

This Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) topic book was written to accompany the fourth of the SCISP students’ manuals.

Contents
*The study of groups
*The ecology of groups
*Integrated science and social science

The Human Machine

This booklet provides a number of practical experiments investigating tissues, organs and organ systems, including how the mind controls the body, psychology and ergonomics.

Curriculum links include, respiratory system, circulatory system, behaviour, nervous system.

The experiments are:
1....

This collection of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) gives support materials for teachers in schools, helping to provoke debate and discussions and providing useful statistics about the UK population. The materials can be used to explore aspects of mathematics, psychology and health as...

These two Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) opinion pieces were written to provoke discussion about social science issues. They were written by ESRC-funded researchers for the Debating Matters competition on the subjects of ageing and carbon emissions. They raise questions about received opinions, giving...

Careers

These Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) careers guides give simple definitions of social science subjects, with ideas about possible careers and examples of ESRC-funded research.

The guides available here are:
* Economics
* Psychology

Group discussion book: level 1

 

This book of large – format colour photography is for use in group discussion alongside the Ginn Science activities contained in the Resources file.  ...

Neuroscience for teachers

 

Packed with examples and research-informed tips on how to enhance personal effectiveness and improve classroom delivery, 'Neuroscience for Teachers' provides accessible, practical guidance...

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