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GCSE Double Award Science: Biology; Physics; Chemistry. This three-book series has been written for the revised national curriculum and the syllabuses to be introduced in September. They cover the GCSE Science Double Award and are suitable for co-ordinated science courses or NEAB Modular Science. Pounds 10.99 each. John Murray, 50 Albemarle Street, London WlX 4BD. Tel: 0171 493 4361.
STEP Design and Technology: Food by Beryl Austoni and Alan Goodier. Designed to relate school food technology to industrial practices, this book contains three case studies which look at the way a company designs and makes its products. Pounds 5.95. Cambridge University Press, The Edinburgh Building, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 2RU.
Tel: 01223 312393.
Nuffield Design and Technology 14-16 This unit concentrates on designing and making products in seven areas: lighting, seating, automata, toys and games, body adornment, testing equipment and storage items. The student's book supports course work, and covers design and technology and tackling written exams; the teacher's guide explains how to construct a scheme of work and use the materials; the task file includes over 30 practical tasks. Pounds 9. 99; Pounds 19.99 and Pounds 37.50 respectively. Addison-Wesley Longman, Fourth Avenue, Harlow, Essex CM19 5AA. Tel: 01279 623928.
Reconnecting - from National to Global Curriculum by Graham Pike and David Selby. This handbook from the World Wide Fund for Nature is the result of a three-year project in which teachers developed classroom activities at key stage 34. It includes chapters on the relationship of global education to curriculum reforms in the UK, Canada and Australia; a range of classroom activities and case studies. Pounds 12.95. WWF-UK, Panda House, Weyside Park, Goldalming, Surrey GU7 1XR. Tel: 01483 426444.