Research into past and present lives

4th December 1998 at 00:00
Scottish Science 5-14, from publisher John Murray, provides material for teachers and pupils following the science component of environmental studies. Stage 1, Primary 2 materials are now available, in the form of a teacher's resource book (Pounds 40), picture pack (Pounds 25) and four assessment workbooks (Plants, I'm All Wet, Toys and Finding Out About Moving Things. Pounds 5 each for pack of five) John Murray Publishers, tel: 0171 493 4361.

The Royal Bank of Scotland has produced an interactive CD-Rom exploring 300 years of British history. Past Lives - A Royal Bank Account encourages nine to 14-year-olds to study six periods, from the Restoration to the 1960s, by exploring the lives of 30 people associated with banks, such as Samuel Pepys and Adam Smith. With 600 images it draws on a wealth of archives. Schools that have not received a free copy, should contact Alison Turton on 01600 715755

Family Ties is a resource pack produced by Family Mediation Scotland for S1-2 personal and social education. With one in five children in Scotland experiencing parental divorce and one in three born to parents who are not married, it aims to explore the issues involved in belonging to a family, the roles, relationships and feelings. The pack is Pounds 10 plus pp.

Family Mediation Scotland, tel: 0131 220 1610.

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