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Half Our Future (the Newsom Report)

This report of the Central Advisory Council for Education (England) resulted from research into the state of secondary education, focusing on students aged 13 to 16 who were of average or below-average ability. The report was known as the Newsom Report, named after Mr J H Newsom, chairman of the advisory council....

Practical Primary Science

Practical Primary Science published in1983 by Ward Lock Educational Ltd was aimed at primary school teachers who were not specialists in science. It was written with the premise that an enthusiastic teacher may learn alongside their class.

This book contains starting points for teaching curriculum topics in...

Electromagnetism

This book on electromagnetism covers the electromagnet, meters, electric motor and dynamo, transformers, communication and the electrical system of a car.

The text begins by looking at the historical experiments of Oersted and Faraday on current flow and electromagnetic induction. Diagrams for an electric...

Radioactivity

This book on radioactivity covers detectors, the history of radioactivity, Rutherford and the nuclear model, half-life, nuclear decay, fission, and uses of radioisotopes.

The text shows some cloud chamber photographs for alpha and beta tracks and how these tracks can be deflected in a magnetic field. The...

Supersonic Flight

This book looks at supersonic flight.

The shock boundary caused by the abrupt change in pressure is explained with the aid of a diagram. The development of supersonic aircraft is explored, with a look at the overall efficiency of supersonic flight compared to subsonic flight. The effect of kinetic heating...

Factory Farming

Produced by Debating Matter, this topic guide looks at factory farming and encourages students to discuss the arguments for and against. The topic guide gives information, reading lists and weblinks. Students debate issues such as:
*Animal welfare
*Environment issues
*Feeding the planet
*...

Neuroscience and the Law

Produced by Debating Matters, this topic guide puts the neuroscience and the law debate in context, providing information, a reading list and weblinks. The resource encourages students to debate issues such as:
• Diminishing responsibility
• The limits of neuroscience
• A question of free will...

Nuffield Physics Activities for GCSE

This pack of Nuffield Physics activity sheets was designed to match the National Curriculum Science: Physics at Key stage Four from 1996. The ideas were drawn from materials produced by various Nuffield projects over the previous ten years. The pack includes student sheets for 97 different activities.

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Nuffield Chemistry Activities for GCSE

This pack of Nuffield Chemistry activity sheets was designed to match the National Curriculum Science: Chemistry at Key stage Four from 1996. The ideas were drawn from materials produced by various Nuffield projects over the previous ten years. The pack includes student...

Problem Solving in School Science

This book, published in 1986 by Macdonald & Co, was written with the view that children should be encouraged to use their own initiative in problem solving and be encouraged to come up with their own ideas for investigations. The core belief was that children develop a positive self-image by overcoming...

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