Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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About this book

Introduction

This concise introduction to science and the way scientists work is especially suitable for anyone preparing for an examination in Science. No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed. Science is presented in historical perspective, as an aspect of human endeavour, and reference is made to the economic importance, environmental impact, and social consequences of many discoveries. Simple investigations are included to encourage careful observation, precise measurement, accurate recording, the interpretation of evidence, and the preparation of concise written reports. There are three appendices: Questions, similar to those set in science examinations, Further Reading and a Glossary. ...a wide-ranging well written book...easy to read...clear explanations. School Science Review

Keywords

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