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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....


Lunar Exploration

Produced by the Royal Astronomical Society, this information booklet looks at how our knowledge of the Moon has been built up through observation, unmanned exploration and the lunar landings of the Apollo missions. Sections include: * Experiments on the Moon * Moon rocks * Structures on the lunar surface * Beneath...

Physics PH1 Summary

A summaried version of the PH1 curriculum, sourced from Letts Revise AS Physics.

Rosetta - primary resource book

The Rosetta spacecraft was sent on a mission to comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Part of its mission was to deploy a lander, Philae, on the surface of the comet. This resource is also downloadable in the Welsh Language.

The resource contains seven activities themed around the mission:


Dr Mark's STEM Investigation Activities e-Book

A selection of 60 FREE fun and novel Science & Maths activities and investigations to have a go at - about half are Science and half are Maths - either in class, at home or in STEM clubs. The FREE e-book contains about 200 or so pages of detailed instructions, which are all drawn from Dr Mark's retail...

How Does Society Decide?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'How Does Society Decide?' discusses the responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society to take part in the decisions that affect them. The book aims to help readers to...

Science in Society Readers: Reader H - Industry - Men, Money and Management

This reader from the Science in Society series looks at the challenges faced by industry in society including the need for good management practices, methods of production and investment.

1. Teamwork in industry
2. The role of managers in industry
3. The part played by unions in a...

Science in Society Readers: Reader P - Defence and Energy Issues

This book from the Science in Society series, discusses the role of nuclear weapons in defence in the 1980s and also looks at energy consumption, the need for conservation and ways to even out inequalities in society.

The book lists the benefits of 'scientific discovery and engineering inventiveness' and the...

Science in Society Readers: Reader J - The Nature of Science

This book from the Science in Society series looks at the interaction of science with society and religion, how scientific methods develop and the questions of religious and scientific beliefs.

1. Being scientific
2. The nature of the scientific method
3. How science develops