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Phytoextraction and Mining *suitable for home teaching*

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry ‘Challenging Plants’, provides background information on how hyperaccumulator plants can be used to remediate contaminated land by absorbing greater quantities of metal ions from soil. It also explores how these metal ions may be extracted from the plants as an...

Drinking Water *suitable for home teaching*

Water is vital to life. This topic, from the Association for Science Education (ASE), explores the safety of drinking water in different parts of the world. The topic allows classes in schools to exchange information about the sources of water for drinking and the implications for health.

In this topic,...

Acid Rain *suitable for home teaching*

This topic, from the Association for Science Education, focuses on the issue of acid rain and its effects on our society and our environment. Students explore the local and regional impacts of acid rain and then exchange information about their findings. As they work though the topic the students find out about the...

Stephen Sparks *suitable for home teaching*

At the time of this film, Professor Steve Sparks was the Director of the Centre for Environmental and Geophysical Flows at Bristol University. He had revolutionised the study of volcanoes, changing it from an essentially observational science to one where theories are tested by experiments before being put to...

The Little Books of Gaia

Gaia is an ambitious mission to chart a three-dimensional map of our Galaxy, the Milky Way. The spacecraft will provide the positions and velocity measurements of around 1 billion stars – which is about one percent of the stars in our galaxy.

The Little Books of Gaia are A4-page-size summaries that cover...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics: Energy Sources: Data, References, and Readings

This booklet was compiled to support Unit G 'Energy Sources' in the Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics course. It included a limited number of tables of data. It also gave guidance on where to look for more data in the era before the Internet.

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*Introduction
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Fats and Oils

This booklet in the Unilever Advanced Series was published in 1994. Unlike the earlier booklets published in the 1960s, this booklet includes both theory and practical work. The text includes questions for students and updates the previous booklet on The Chemistry of Glycerides...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics: Dynamic Modelling System: Models

The notes in this booklet described the models on the models disk designed for use with the Dynamic Modelling System, in the Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics course. Most of the models described were relevant to any advanced level physics course at the time. At the time of the revision the system was devised to...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics: Dynamic Modelling Handbooks

These booklets of guidance were designed to help teachers or students set up models in the Dynamic Modelling System on different types of microcomputer available in schools at the time that Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics was published.

Contents
1. Introduction to Dynamic...

Nuffield Physical Science: Sections 1-7

The first Student Workbook for Nuffield Physical Science began with an extensive introduction to this novel course for students. The Workbook was not designed as a textbook. The content of each section was arranged on the same plan, and each contained four types of material: 'Introduction', passages of 'General...

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