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Science Plus Book 1, Year 9

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9780170182218

Published:14/10/2009
• SciencePLUS is a comprehensive and engaging resource for the changing needs of New Zealand secondary school science.

• SciencePLUS is a complete science course for the New Zealand curriculum.

• It has one textbook and a supporting CD for Year 9, and one for Year 10.

• It includes a comprehensive teacher’s CD at each level.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
1.1 Good for what?
1.2 Getting into gear
1.3 Hands-on skills
1.4 Experiments
1.5 Microscope skills

LIFE SCIENCE
Cell biology
2.1 Cells
2.2 Tissues and systems
2.3 Cell to baby
2.4 Boy or girl?
2.5 Twins and triplets
Animals
2.6 How many animals?
2.7 Sorting them out
2.8 Fish
2.9 Mammals
Human biology
2.10 Fitness
2.11 Breathing
2.12 Heart matters
2.13 Muscle and bone
2.14 Vision
2.15 Body talk
Plants
2.16 Growing
2.17 Flowers and sex
2.18 Moving away
2.19 No sex
2.20 Sugar factories
2.21 Plants and water
2.22 Underground
movement
2.23 The defenders

CHEMICAL SCIENCE
Physical changes
3.1 Changing states
3.2 Sublimation
3.3 Hidden heat
3.4 Crystals
3.5 Dissolving and growing
Chemical changes
3.6 Chemical elements
3.7 Compounds and
mixtures
3.8 Reactions
3.9 Iron and sulfur
3.10 Separating solid mixtures
3.11 Separating liquid
mixtures
3.12 Inside the atom
3.13 Electrons
Gases
3.14 Air
3.15 Hydrogen
3.16 Oxygen
3.17 Carbon dioxide
3.18 Nitrogen
Flames
3.19 Combustion
3.20 I’m starving!
3.21 Under pressure
3.22 Explosives
3.23 Fireworks
3.24 Fuels and the future

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Introduction
4.1 What is physics?
4.2 Physical units
4.3 Graphing skills
Energy
4.4 What is energy?
4.5 Efficiency
4.6 Energy from chemicals
4.7 Heat
4.8 Convection and conduction
4.9 Radiation
4.10 Ideal home
4.11 Making electricity
Light
4.12 Seeing the light
4.13 Reflection
4.14 Inverted and curved
4.15 Refraction
4.16 Internal reflection
4.17 Colour
4.18 Eyes and cameras
Sound
4.19 What is sound?
4.20 Sound work
4.21 Not loud enough?
4.22 Music

EARTH SCIENCE/
ASTRONOMY
Down to earth
5.1 Onion Earth
5.2 Sky high
5.3 Hot sun
5.4 Deep blue
5.5 Everyday weather
5.6 The weather machine
5.7 Our weather works
5.8 Weather forecasting
5.9 Our climate
5.10 Greenhouse Earth
5.11 Hot topic
Out in space
5.12 Third Rock from the Sun
5.13 Moon Time
5.14 Our solar system
5.15 Life on Mars
5.16 Comets and meteorites
5.17 The Sun
5.18 Why don’t satellites fall down?
5.19 The $20 million suit
5.20 GPDS
5.21 What happened to the dinosaurs?

Index
Glossary
Periodic table

FEATURES

Highly visual; abundant illustrations, full colour throughout

Structured in double page units, each providing two or three lessons for an average class

Carefully constructed learning sequence

Key-competency tasks identified in each unit

Almost every unit has one ‘Hands-on’ (practical experiment)

Every unit has end-of-topic review questions

Each student book includes a CD containing a glossary of scientific terms, interactive tasks and internet links.

$40.86

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