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Legends of Science - Book 4

Legends of Science - Book 4

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Resource Type: Secondary Teacher Resource Subject: Science
School Level: Junior, Middle Secondary Years 7-10

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Availability: Usually Ships 3-6 Business Days for Australian Orders
Product Code: 9781921403057

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CD Inside! Legends of Science Book 4 contains a CD-ROM with PDF versions of each book inside.

The topics covered in Legends of Science Book 4 include the life and work of renowned scientists - from Edwin Hubble to Albert Einstein. 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:
  • Rachel Carson DDT
  • Alec Jeffreys DNA fingerprinting
  • Karl Janksy Radio telescope
  • Russell Ohl Solar cells
  • Alexander Parkes Plastics
  • Albert Einstein E=mc2
  • Jean Mcnamara Polio
  • Philo Farnsworth Television
  • Wilem Kolff Kidney dialysis machine
  • Edwin Hubble Hubble telescope
  • Percy Spencer Microwave oven
  • James Watson DNA
  • Henrietta Leavitt Stars and distances in space
  • Bernard Gordon Doppler radar and the CAT scanner
  • Gertrude Elion Cancer, drugs and organ transplants
  • Willard Libby Carbon-14 and age determination
  • Frank Macfarlane Burnet Influenza, antibodies and immunity
  • Helen Turner Genetics and merino sheep
  • Graeme Clark Bionic ear
  • Ian Franzer Cervical cancer and vaccines
  • 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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