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Foundation Science to 14. By Stephen Pople. Using concise explanations and clear diagrams, this book provides a summary of science concepts covered in level 2 to 5 of the national curriculum. It can be used alongside existing key stage 3 courses or as a main course book to support an activity-based approach. It could also be used as a reference book for students for homework and revision. Pounds 7.50. Oxford University Press.
Science Foundations: Biology Evaluation Pack. By Bryan Milner and Jean Martin. Science Foundations is a photocopiable resource for the foundation tier of GCSE science, suitable for all co-ordinated science courses. The biology pack includes questions and activities to consolidate ideas covered in the student text and end-of-unit tests. This evaluation pack contains a set of supplementary materials and a copy of the pupils' book. Pounds 39.95 (available on 30 days approval). Cambridge University Press.
Changing Science Book 2. By Alan Boyle, Christine Ditchfield and Maggie Hannon. This book is part of a resource designed to meet the needs of the new GCSE examination syllabuses. The course consists of two student books: book one for year 10 and book 2 for year 11. There is also a Changing Science Resource Book to supplement the student books. Book 2 contains a wide variety of activities, with practice exam questions at the end of each chapter and a revision section. Pounds 11.99. Hodder Stoughton Educational.
Play it for Real. By Stan Barrett. A year's worth of drama lessons to encourage the development of a "public" voice, interview skills and other listening and speaking skills are contained in this photocopiable book. For key stages 3 and 4, it is written in the light of new national curriculum requirements. Pounds 14.95. Carel Press, 4 Hewson Street,Carlisle CA2 5AU. Telfax: 01228 38928.
Religion for Today: Jesus for Today. The first title to be published in this new series for key stage 3, which responds to the needs of teachers following locally agreed syllabuses based on recently published SCAA models. It looks at the life of Jesus and his influence today, and suggests activities. Pounds 5. Oxford University Press.