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Legends of Science - Book 3

Legends of Science - Book 3

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Our Price: AUD$39.95 Inc GST
Resource Type: Secondary Teacher Resource Subject: Science
School Level: Junior, Middle Secondary Years 7-10

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Product Code: 9781921403040

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CD Inside! Legends of Science Book 3 contains a CD-ROM with PDF versions of each book inside.

The topics covered in Legends of Science Book 3 include the life and work of renowned scientists - from Robert Goddard to William Farrer. The people featured range from the earliest scientific thinkers to current researchers.
Related extension pages contain further activities in the areas where our scientific legends excelled. The questions range from concrete recall, to comprehension, extraction, analysis and synthesis. These will extend the learning capabilities of all students.
Opportunities are provided for students to give their own opinions on scientific issues, and will encourage interest in the more formal activities.

Topics include:
  • Robert Goddard Rockets
  • Patricia Vickers-Rich Fossils, dinosaurs and evolution
  • Alan Turin Computers
  • Fiona Wood Spray-on skin for burns
  • Robert Jarvik Artificial heart
  • Martin Cooper Mobile phones
  • Fiona Stanley Pregnancy, folic acid and spina bifida
  • John Tyndall Fibre optics
  • Wallace Carothers Nylon
  • Howard Florey Penicillin
  • Gordon Gould Lasers
  • Fred and Gabi Hollows Eyes, trachoma and blindness
  • Gustav Nossal Disease and vaccines
  • Raymond Damadian Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Evelyn Billings Contraceptives
  • Robert Oppenheimer Atomic bomb
  • Nikolaus Otto Four-stroke internal combustion engine
  • Marie Curie Radium
  • Barry Marshall Digestive system, ulcers and microbes
  • William Farrer Wheat and genetics
  • Selected answers
  • Index
This checklist highlights the major uses and benefits of the books:

Versatile Uses
Supplementary classroom lessons
Homework activities
Reinforcement of learning
Extension work for advanced students
Preparation for assessment
Exam revision

Teaching Benefits
Creative teaching ideas
Developing greater student interest and understanding
A fresh approach to a topic or lesson
A way of targeting student weaknesses
Suitable for individual or group work
A variety of activities for home study

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