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Plants and Animals (Book 7) and Sound (Book 8)

Books 7 and 8 in the Introducing Science series provide a range of practical activities for students to investigate plants, animals and sound. The activities are intended to stimulate further investigation and discussion and are accompanied by useful illustrations. The...

Electricity (Book 9) and Magnetism (Book 10)

Books 9 and 10 in the Introducing Science series provide a range of practical activities for students to investigate electricity and magnetism. The activities are intended to stimulate further investigation and discussion and are accompanied by useful illustrations. The...

Structure and Function (Book 11) and Our Environment (Book 12)

Books 11 and 12 in the Introducing Science series provide a range of practical activities for students to investigate structure and function and the environment we live in The activities are intended to stimulate further investigation and discussion and are accompanied by useful illustrations. The resources also...

Wild Oats on the Move

In this experiment, from Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS), students are required to make observations about wild oat seeds. Using a petri dish, glass jar, filter paper and water, students can recreate the conditions of a greenhouse. They can then observe the changes to direction of the awn (the long hair at...

Electrons at Work

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book contains a broad selection of experiments designed to help students understand the close relationship between chemical activity and the movement of electrons.

The activities aim to stimulate an investigative approach. They can...

Experiments with Aluminium

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book contains information about experiments relating to aluminium or its compounds. Aluminium is a very familiar metal and its properties offer interesting possibilities for experiment.

The instructions contain teacher guidance and...

Solids, Liquids and Gases (Book 1) and Living, Dead or Never Alive (Book 2)

The first two books in the Introducing Science series provide a range of practical activities for students to investigate solid, liquids and gases, living things, rocks and minerals. The resources also encourage children to do further research using library books.

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Groundwork - Introducing Earth Science

This resource, produced by the Earth Science Teachers' Association provides students with an introduction to earth science, starting with learning to distinguish between minerals, rocks and fossils. Many of the activities are suitable for group work, although some may be set as homework. The resource consists of...

Investigations in Applied Biology and Biotechnology

The resource pack, written by Peter Freeland, contains 50 practical investigations designed to introduce aspects of applied biology and biotechnology. The topics are wide ranging, including enzymes, food manufacture and fermentation technology, together with health education, plant propagation, pest control, waste...

Gum Fun: Investigating Plant Gums

Plant gums are often used in the food industry as thickening and stabilising agents. Gums are water soluble polysaccharides, such as starch and cellulose. In this activity, students investigate what happens to the texture when different polysaccharides are mixed.

When solutions of some polysaccharides are...

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