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Science Quest 10 and EBookPLUS : Australian Curriculum Edition : Science Quest Series : Book 52 - Graeme Lofts

Science Quest 10 and EBookPLUS : Australian Curriculum Edition

Science Quest Series : Book 52

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Published: 26th December 2011
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Science Quest 10 Australian Curriculum Editioncombines in-depth coverage of all elaborations and content descriptions of the Australian curriculum with engaging activities and investigations.

FEATURES

  • Your Quest investigation activity at the start of every chapter that encourages students to inquire and engage
  • Overarching ideas units that challenge students to place themselves within the context of a bigger picture
  • Dedicated Science inquiry skills chapters and Investigations that progressively build inquiry skills
  • Dedicated Thinking skills units that encourage students to think about how they learn and understand
  • Dedicated Science as a human endeavour units that feature real-world science
  • Individual pathways sheets that provide differentiated learning and consolidate knowledge
  • Study and ICT checklists that outline key content and resources in each chapter

About eBookPLUS v
About this book vi
Preface viii
Acknowledgements ix

1 Think quest . . . 2

1.1 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

ABCs of attitude 4

1.2 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Layers of learning 7

1.3 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Change my mind 10

1.4 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

The quest continues 12

1.5 The evolution revolution 16

1.6 DNA — this is your life! 22

1.7 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Einstein's impact 25

1.8 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Nuclear news 27

1.9 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Decisions, responsibilities and ethics 31

1.10 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Banned! It's for your own good! 37

1.11 THINKING TOOLS

See quest 39

Study checklist/ICT 44

Looking back 45

2 Getting into genes 48

2.1 Patterns, order and organisation: Nuclear matters 50

2.2 Unlocking the DNA code 56

2.3 Who do you think you are? 62

2.4 Dividing to multiply 66

2.5 The next generation 72

2.6 What are the chances? 79

2.7 Changing the code 85

2.8 Predicting with pedigree charts 89

2.9 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Exposing your genes 94

2.10 Domesticating biotechnology 100

2.11 THINKING TOOLS

SWOT analyses and priority grids 106

Study checklist/ICT 108

Looking back 109

ICT activity:

The gene lab 112

3 Evolution 114

3.1 Patterns, order and organisation: Classifi cation 116

3.2 Biodiversity 118

3.3 Natural selection 123

3.4 Patterns, order and organisation: Evolution 128

3.5 Long, long ago 132

3.6 Yesterday's plants 136

3.7 Fossils 139

3.8 More evidence for evolution 145

3.9 Origin of whose species? 149

3.10 See you later, alligator 152

3.11 THINKING TOOLS

Storyboards and Gantt charts 156

Study checklist/ICT 158

Looking back 159

ICT activity:

Natural Selection — the board game! 162

4 Chemical patterns 164

4.1 Patterns, order and organisation:

The periodic table 166

4.2 Small but important 174

4.3 When atoms meet 177

4.4 When sharing works best 179

4.5 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

How reactive? 181

4.6 Finding the right formula 184

4.7 THINKING TOOLS

Concepts and mind maps 188

Study checklist/ICT 190

Looking back 191

ICT activity:

The mystery metal 192

5 Chemical reactions 194

5.1 Form and function: Plastic facts 196

5.2 A game of balance 199

5.3 Precipitation reactions 202

5.4 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Chemicals can be a health hazard 204

5.5 A world of reactions 208

5.6 Producing salts 212

5.7 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Fuelling our lifestyle 214

5.8 The need for speed 218

5.9 A cool light 221

5.10 THINKING TOOLS

Target maps and single bubble maps 223

Study checklist/ICT 225

Looking back 226

ICT activity:

Flavour fountain 228

6 The mysterious universe 230

6.1 Observing the night sky 232

6.2 The sun 234

6.3 Stability and change: Stars — a life story 236

6.4 Stability and change: The changing universe 241

6.5 How it all began 243

6.6 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Eyes on the universe 247

6.7 Anybody out there? 250

6.8 THINKING TOOLS

Priority grids and matrixes 254

Study checklist/ICT 256

Looking back 257

7 Global systems 258

7.1 Revisiting cycles and spheres 260

7.2 Patterns, order and organisation: Climate patterns 266

7.3 Global warming 269

7.4 Heating up for Thermageddon? 274

7.5 Some cool solutions 278

7.6 Global warming — believe it or not? 282

7.7 Ozone alert! 285

7.8 Biodiversity and climate change 289

7.9 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Biosphere 2 293

7.6 THINKING TOOLS

SWOT analyses and fi shbone diagrams 297

Study checklist/ICT 299

Looking back 300

ICT activity:

The fifty years after . . . 302

8 Forces, energy and motion 304

8.1 Ready, set, go 306

8.2 Measuring speed 308

8.3 Speeding up 311

8.4 Let's go for a ride 313

8.5 Newton's Second Law of Motion 316

8.6 What's your reaction? 318

8.7 Getting down to work 320

8.8 Systems: Energy ups and downs 322

8.9 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Making cars safe 325

8.10 THINKING TOOLS

Cycle maps and storyboards 327

Study checklist/ICT 329

Looking back 330

ICT activity:

Rock'n'rollercoaster 332

9 Science quests 334

9.1 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Daring to dream 336

9.2 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Superheroes to super science 340

9.3 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Nano news 343

9.4 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Gardening in the laboratory 348

9.5 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Tapestries within our biosphere 353

9.6 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

DNA — interwoven stories 357

9.7 SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ENDEAVOUR

Space trekking 362

eBookpllus 10 Psychology

eBookpllus 11 Forensics

Glossary 366

Index 376

ISBN: 9781742461496
ISBN-10: 1742461492
Series: Science Quest for Aust Curriculum Series
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 26th December 2011
Weight (kg): 1.01