Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology

Introduction and contents

The materials listed below are presented on the following pages of this unit in pdf format.

  • Module 1: Thinking about measurement.

    • Prologue: Before you start;

    • Chapter 1: Getting started;

    • Chapter 2: In the kitchen;

    • Chapter 3: On the road;

    • Chapter 4: In the factory;

    • Chapter 5: In the natural world;

    • Chapter 6: Conclusions;

    • References;

    • Acknowledgements.

  • Module 2: Exploring pattern.

    • Prologue: Before you start;

    • Chapter 1: Getting started;

    • Chapter 2: Number patterns;

    • Chapter 3: Rectangles and circles;

    • Chapter 4: Visual patterns;

    • Chapter 5: Identifying birds;

    • Chapter 6: Conclusions;

    • References;

    • Acknowledgements

  • Module 3: The material world.

    • Prologue: Before you start;

    • Chapter 1: The materials around us;

    • Chapter 2: Products and properties;

    • Chapter 3: Strong, weak, tough, brittle and stiff;

    • Chapter 4: Putting the properies together;

    • Chapter 5: What makes the difference?;

    • Chapter 6: Obtaining the best properties;

    • Chapter 7: Materials for the future;

    • Acknowledgements

  • Module 4: Our living environment.

    • Prologue: Before you start;

    • Chapter 1: What is this module about?;

    • Chapter 2: The environment and ecology;

    • Chapter 3: Looking at ponds and wodlands;

    • Chapter 4: Energy flow;

    • Chapter 5: Thinking in terms of cycles;

    • Chapter 6: Thinking about animal populations;

    • Chapter 7: What of the future?;

    • References;

    • Acknowledgements

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