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BIOLOGY. Living Biology in Schools. Edited by Michael Reiss.This book is the work of an Institute of Biology Working Party which was set up to address the issues surrounding "living biology in the classroom". It provides guidance on legal issues; looks at safety; offers advice on the use of pupils as subjects and explores moral and ethical concerns. Pounds 8 for members of the institute, Pounds 12.50 for non-members. Institute of Biology, 20-22 Queenbsberry Place, London SW7 2DZ. Tel: 0171 581 8333.


Key History for GCSE:Russia and the USSR: 1900-1995. By Richard Radway. Described as "an ideal resource for GCSE, suitable for use either as a stand-alone course or as a follow-on to history for key stage 3", this heavily illustrated book for pupils and teachers provides structured coverage of all the new Modern World GCSE syllabus requirements. An accompanying teacher's resource guide with advice on coursework, photocopiable worksheets and ideas for using different media, will be published soon. Pounds 6.50. Stanley Thornes, Ellenborough House, Wellington Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1YW. Tel: 01242 228888.

Film and the Teaching of Key Stage 3 History. By Roger Nash and Keith Farley. The result of a teacher placement at the Light House Media centre in Wolverhampton, this book looks at how specific films can enhance activities in history. Information on availability from Keith Farley or Roger Nash at Wolverhampton Education Department, The Jennie Lee Community and Professional Centre, Lichfield Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 3HT. Tel: 01902 315911.

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