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Science Basics: Book 1, Year 9 - 9780170180214
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Science Basics: Book 1, Year 9

By | Copyright Year:2005 | ISBN-13: 9780170180214

Published:15/11/2004
Science Basics is an affordable New Zealand science course specifically written for Years 9 and 10. Students write-on texts build up a complete set of notes and practical activities reinforce key ideas. The easy-to-read text is highly illustrated. Fullnotes for teachers are contained in the teachers' books, while practical work and ready-to-use tests in NCEA format are found on the CDs.

CONTENTS

TOPIC 1 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE
Unit 1 What is science all about?
Unit 2 Working in a laboratory
Unit 3 Equipment and their uses
Unit 4 Measuring and drawing
Unit 5 Experiments and fair testing
Unit 6 Recording results: tables and graphs

TOPIC 2 HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
Unit 7 What is a producer?
Unit 8 Let's look at seeds
Unit 9 Let's look at leaves
Unit 10 Plants and photosynthesis
Unit 11 The products of photosynthesis
Unit 12 How plants reproduce
Unit 13 Rongao Maori
Unit 14 Genetic modification

TOPIC 3 LIVING WITH LIGHT
Unit 15 What is light?
Unit 16 Images in flat mirrors
Unit 17 Images in curved mirrors
Unit 18 Bending light
Unit 19 How the eye works
Unit 20 Colour
Unit 21 Lasers

TOPIC 4 MATTER
Unit 22 What is matter?
Unit 23 Changing states
Unit 24 What is pressure?
Unit 25 Expanding and compressing matter
Unit 26 Density
Unit 27 Dissolving
Unit 28 Salt production in New Zealand

Answers - Removable section in centre of book
Glossary

FEATURES

Written for the New Zealand Science curriculum.

Easy-to-read English.

Students don’t have to write so much in class, meaning there is more time for practical work.

Pull-out answer section in the centre of each student book.

Full notes for teachers in the teachers’ books.

Ideal for use in class and at home.

Provides students with a reference set of completed notes.

Practical work on the CD.

Tests in helpful NCEA format on the CD.

Teachers Book and CD – very comprehensive

$13.59