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Our World . . . Our Problem. Tips for re-using household waste, recycling, making badges and posters as well as facts on litter, waste, dogs, beaches and questionnaires on environmental issues. Pounds 2.50 (pp: 50p). Tidy Britain Group, The Pier, Wigan WN3 4EX.
Health Matters. The study of health and medicine is an under-resourced aspect of science. It is a gap which these copious and free materials for over-16s will go some way to plug. They include resource book, briefing sheets and stimulus materials. Education Unit, Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD.
A Change for the Better? Britain in the l930s. Using archive film, text and personal accounts, this video pack for key stages 2, 3, and 4, explores a turbulent period and makes comparisons with today. Pounds 15 (inc pp). Post Office Education Service, White Rose House, 28a York Place, Leeds LS1 2EZ.
Adaptation and Variety; Hedges and Farmland. Templates with which pupils can construct their own birds are included in the first of these photocopiable books, as well as information on the development of the species.The second provides activities and information on one of the most accessible of field study sites, the hedge. Pounds 2.50 each (inc pp). The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL.
Tackling Bullying by Jim Tuthill and Fay Howe. The result of 12 months' work with Powys schools, this primary pack contains information and advice for pupils and teachers, along with posters. Available in Welsh and English. Pounds 10 (inc pp). Powys Social Services Dept, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG.