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Science in Society Readers: Reader I - Industry - Organization and Obligation

This reader from the Science in Society series looks at the functions of industry and its responsibilities to society to not cause damage to people or the environment.Contents:1. From the laboratory to the factory2. The development of a chemical process3. Network analysis4. The social responsibility of industry5....
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Readers: Reader K - Science and Social Development

A book from the Science in Society series which follows the history of science alongside the changes in society, from the ancient to the modern world of the 1980s.Contents:1. Science, technology and society in the ancient world2. From darkness to light3. Francis Bacon and the birth of modern science4. Newton and the...
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Readers: Reader L - Looking to the Future

Part of the Science in Society series, Looking to the Future describes the remit of the series; looking at the impact of science on society and the need for decisions and choices to be made on an informed basis.The book goes on to look at the effects of new technologies from the viewpoint of the 1980s, including those...
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1980 - 1989

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Ways of Living

Ways of Living, from the SISCON series looks at the interaction between people and their environment and the effects of science and technology on the way we live and think.Chapters in this booklet are:*Technology in the Stars? -  Prehistoric Britain, Babylonian astronomy *Thinking in the...
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Teachers Guide

A Teacher's Guide to the Science in Society series, a general studies and liberal arts course for post-16 students which was developed in the 1980s to give students a better understanding of science in everyday life.The Teacher's Guide offered detailed suggestions on how to take advantage of the flexibility of the...
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1980 - 1989

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Central Heating Project Teacher's Guide

The Central Heating Project was a set of three related projects dealing with the theme of central heating each aiming to achieve the same educational aims but in different ways.The project taught students about the technical and economic factors as well as interpretive and evaluative skills.The Teacher's Guide gives...
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1980 - 1989

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Science and Defence

Science and Defence is a Science in Society reader with a series of essays discussing defence strategies with particular reference to nuclear weapons.The book looks at why these weapons are 'a case apart' and the effects that they would have had on the wars that were raging at the time of writing in 1984.Contents:1....
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1980 - 1989

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SATIS 16-19: Units 76-100

Units 76 to 100 of the SATIS 16-19 series. The introductory General Guide for teachers gives information on the design and use of the units, outlines of the unit subjects relating them to science specialisms.Structure of the unitsEach SATIS 16 - 19 unit was designed to be photocopied and published in four parts:*Notes...
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1980 - 1989

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