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Developed with Warwick Arts Centre and the University of Central England, for key stages 2, 3, and 4, this pack contains posters, a background booklet, activity cards and a video with unique GPO footage of wartime life in Britain. Pounds 20. The Post Office Education Service, Fourth Floor, White Rose House, 28A York Place, Leeds LS1 2EZ. Tel: 0113 2444128.
Young ScientistEverything needed for children aged between five and eight to carry out more than 35 experiments, including filters for experiments with light and 3-D pictures, mirror paper to experiment with reflection and magnets in different shapes is contained in this pack. It also includes an illustrated activity book. Pounds 9.99. Dorling and Kindersley, 9 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8PS. Tel: 0171 836 5411.
Learning Technology, Science and Social Justice: an Integrated Approach for three-13 year olds By Siraj-Blatchford. A practical guide to the organisation and implementation of a design and technology and science curriculum for three-13 year olds, this book, "illustrates how global perspectives, appropriate technology, ideals of mutual interdependence and social justice can be incorporated into designing and making activities". Pounds 13.95. Education Now Books, 113 Arundel Drive, Bramcote Hills, Nottingham NG9 3FQ.
Celebrating with MusicBy Clive Kempton. This collection of acts of worship uses music as its inspiration. Each unit gives suggestions for a theme and for a piece of music together with ideas for developing the theme and an appropriate hymn or song and a prayer. Pounds 8.50. Southgate Publishers, 15 Barnfield Avenue, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2QE. Tel: 01395 223801.