Science and Technology in Society 12
SATIS book twelve includes From Babylon to biotechnology, Earthquakes - in Britain?, Radiotelescopes, and Are you made of stardust?.
The ten units in this booklet are:
1201 Agrochemicals and the environment: Data handling, information, questions and discussion. Attainment targets 1 and 2.
1202 Mapping the human genome: Reading, questions, making a glossary, small group discussion on moral implications. Attainment targets 4 and 8.
1203 Prospecting by chemistry: Information, questions, experiment, data handling, discussion questions. Attainment targets 1, 5 and 7.
1204 From Babylon to biotechnology: Information, questions, case study. Attainment targets 3,4,7 and 17.
1205 Earthquakes – in Britain?: Information handling, plotting an isoseismal map, interpreting seismograms, making an earthquake detector, small group discussion. Attainment targets 1 and 9.
1206 The greenhouse effect: Information handling, data interpretation, considering evidence, small group discussion, class role-play. Attainment targets 1,5,9 and 17.
1207: Radio telescopes: Interpreting photographic evidence, drawing to scale a parabolic reflector, calculating beamwitdth, information and questions. Attainment targets 1, 5, 9, and 17.
1208 Are there fairies at the bottom of the garden?: Considering evidence, information and questions, design brief, Group work possible. Attainment of targets 1, 11, 12 and 17.
1209 Are you made of stardust?: Making a glossary, reading and questions Attainment target 16.
1210 Bottled water: Group work-planning an advertising pitch.
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