Science and Technology in Society 10
SATIS book ten includes Chocolate chip mining, Lavender, Why 240 volts?, and Trees as structures.
The ten units in this booklet are:
1001 Chocolate chip mining: A practical, problem-solving activity linked to analysis of data about copper mining.
1002 Quintonal - an industrial hazard: A simulation role-play exercise concerning industrial safety.
1003 A big bang: A decision-making activity based on a case-study of a fire and an explosion in a warehouse.
1004 Lavender: A demonstration of the steam distillation of lavender with reading, questions, data analysis and an outline of the history of a commercial enterprise.
1005 Mental illness: Reading, questions and discussion on the nature and treatment of mental illness and people's attitudes to it.
1006 As safe as houses: A survey of the structure of buildings, followed by data analysis, information and questions.
1007 240 volts can kill: Practical work, information and questions about the problem of mains electrocution.
1008 Why 240 volts?: Reading, information, questions and practical work on the choice of a suitable standard for the mains voltage.
1009 Trees as structures: Reading, questions, data analysis and practical work about trees as physical structures.
1010 Can it be done? Should it be done?: Opinion survey concerning the feasibility and desirability of a number of technological proposals.
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