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Science Plus Book 2, Year 10

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9780170182225

Published:04/06/2010
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

THE NATURE OF SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION
1.1 How science works
1.2 A fair trial
1.3 Being practical
1.4 Research assignments

LIFE SCIENCE
Genetics and evolution
2.1 No two alike
2.2 DNA
2.3 Copying
2.4 Cells and dividing
2.5 Blue eyes, brown eyes
2.6 Mutations
2.7 Evolution evidence
2.8 How evolution works
2.9 New species
2.10 Gene technology
2.11 The human race
Ecology
2.12 Who lives here?
2.13 Chains and webs
2.14 Pyramids of life
2.15 Chemicals on the move
2.16 Balancing act
2.17 Possums and poisons
2.18 Bees at work
2.19 Biofuels and orangutans
2.20 Conservation
Microlife
2.21 Bacteria
2.22 Fungi
2.23 Antibiotics
Human biology
2.24 Food and guts
2.25 Body balance
2.26 Diabetes
2.27 The immune system
2.28 Drugs in sport

CHEMICAL SCIENCE
Acids and bases
3.1 Corrosive chemicals
3.2 Chemical rainbows
3.3 Salts
3.4 Heat and speed
3.5 Surface and speed
3.6 Making indicators
Metals
3.7 Meet the metals
3.8 Metals and acids
3.9 The reactivity series
3.10 Rust never sleeps
3.11 Making electricity
3.12 Mining
Carbon chemistry
3.13 Team carbon
3.14 Plastic fantastic
3.15 Carbohydrates and lipids
3.16 Detergents and soaps
3.17 Drugs: good, bad and ugly
3.18 Recycling chemicals
Extension
3.19 Chemical formulae and names
3.20 Equations and balancing

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
On the move
4.1 Plotting data
4.2 Need for speed
4.3 Graph shapes
4.4 Ticker timers and acceleration
4.5 Force types
4.6 Using force
4.7 Forces at work
4.8 It’s the law
4.9 Power
4.10 Flight
Electricity
4.11 Go with the flow
4.12 All charged up
4.13 Circuits and symbols
4.14 Moving charges
4.15 Voltage
4.16 Power and money
Magnetism
4.17 Magnetic fields
4.18 Making magnets
4.19 Electromagnets
4.20 Electric motors

EARTH SCIENCE AND ASTRONOMY
New Zealand landforms
5.1 Moving continents
5.2 Zealandia
5.3 Caught in the crunch
5.4 Recycle rock
5.5 Taupo Volcanic Zone
5.6 Hotspots
5.7 Folds and faults
5.8 Ice
5.9 Rivers and sea coast
5.10 Layers of history
5.11 Recycled water
5.12 Timekeepers
Beyond the solar system
5.13 Galaxies and nebulae
5.14 Constellations
5.15 The Big Bang
5.16 Birth, life and death of stars
5.17 Black holes and neutron stars
5.18 Galileo
5.19 SETI
5.20 The night sky

Glossary
Index
Periodic table of the elements

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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