Abridged Science for High School Students

Abridged Science for High School Students

The Nuclear Research Foundation School Certificate Integrated

1st Edition - January 1, 1966

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  • Editor: H. Messel
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186061

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Abridged Science for High School Students, Volume I is a general science book that provides a concise discussion of wide array of scientific topics. The book is designed to supplement integrated science courses. The contents of the text cover a wide variety of scientific disciplines and are not structured in any way. The coverage of the book includes discussions on matter, heat, weather, gravity, time, and evolution. The book will be of great interest to anyone who wants to have access to a wide variety of scientific disciplines in one publication.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter Title Chapter No. Page

    Volume 1


    Thank You


    The Universe—Looking Outwards and Inwards

    Matter and Heat

    The Southern Sky


    Separation of Useful Materials

    More About Heat


    The Living World

    Electrical Energy

    Waves—Carriers of Energy

    Heat and Chemical Change. Elements

    Heat in the Earth—Igneous Rocks and Minerals

    Forms of Energy and Machines

    Gravitational Attraction

    Combination of Elements

    Types of Substances

    Changing Surface of the Earth and Sedimentary Rocks

    Adaptations of Organisms to Environment

    Earth Movements and Metamorphic Rocks

    Satellite Motion

    Living Communities


    Volume 2

    The Moon


    Matter, and Forces between Particles

    Solutions and Solubility—Behavior of Water

    Behavior of Acids, Alkalis and Salts

    Some Important Industrial Processes

    How an Animal Works—I

    How an Animal Works—II

    Shape and Structure of the Earth

    Speed, Acceleration and Force—Newton's Laws of Motion

    More About Energy

    Heat Energy

    Measuring Electricity

    Plants—The Universal Providers

    Electrons in the Service of Man

    Particle Theory

    Classification of Living Things

    History of the Earth

    Plants, Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses

    Animals without Backbones

    Animals with Backbones

    The Electro-Magnetic Spectrum

    Electrolysis and the Production of Metals

    Important Carbon Compounds and Their Sources

    Materials in the Service of Man

    Beginnings—Solar System, Sun, Universe

    The Blue-Print of Life



Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1966
  • Published: January 1, 1966
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186061

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