AS Science in Society Student Book : 9780435654641

AS Science in Society Student Book

Hunt, Andrew
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780435654641
ISBN 10
 
0435654640
Published
 
01/06/2008
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$71.19
 
 
 
Description

The AQA endorsed textbook for the new specification

 

 

  • An accessible resource specifically designed to engage students and ease the transition from GCSE to AS level.
  • Key scientific principles are explored in the context of historic and modern society and technology.
  • Review questions for each chapter test and develop knowledge and encourge students to engage with issues, promoting discussion.
  • Integrates How Science Works throughout the book to help students understand the underlying principles of science.
  • The book provides students with a range of information to help them improve thier learning to reach their target grades.
  • Closely matched to the AQA specification for AS Science in Society and endorsed by the awarding body, the book is aligned with a supporting website hosted by the Nuffield Curriculum Centre (www.scienceinsocietyadvanced.org).
  • A dedicated chapter offers detailed guidance on approaches to coursework.

 

Contents Listing

Chapter 1 - The germ theory of disease
Chapter 2 - Infectiuos diseases now
Chapter 3 - Transport issues
Chapter 4 - Medicines to treat disease
Chapter 5 - Ethical issues in medicine
Chapter 6 - Reproductive choices
Chapter 7 - Radiation: risks & uses
Chapter 8 - Lifestyle & health
Chapter 9 - Evolution
Chapter 10 - The universe
Chapter 11 - Are we alone in the universe?
Chapter 12 - Reading & writing about science