Studying for Science by E.B. White

By E.B. White

It is a straight forward consultant for the technological know-how scholar to the site and use of a few of the types of clinical details, tools of analysis and revision, essay and record writing, practicals and venture presentation. The alterations in requisites of technological know-how syllabuses suggest that extra emphasis is now put on the student-centered studying; the themes coated during this examine advisor mirror these wishes.

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Longman, London. Resource material may be obtained from: National Remote Sensing Centre Space Department, Room 238 Aircraft Establishment Farnborough GU14 6TD Focal Point Audio-Visual Ltd 251 Copnor Road Portsmouth PO3 5EE Carnegie Laboratory of Physics University of Dundee Dundee DD1 4HN Science parks Many universities now have science parks. A science park is a group of buildings on the campus to encourage links between academic research and industry. Science parks are also called innovation centres and technology development units.

Uses * Government statistics cover a wide range of topics and can be used in many types of assignment where ‘facts and figures’ are needed. * Libraries buy in many official documents, so access is not normally a problem. Limitations Statistics are mostly arranged in tables and figures and, although easy to follow, care is always needed in reading headings, keys and the units being used. How to locate HMSO produces a large number of official statistic publications. The following are particularly useful: Guide to Official Statistics, 5th edition 1986.

Who’s Who in Science in Europe (1984) Longman, London. If you can obtain an address then always be polite when you write (see page 85). Many people lead busy lives, so expect some delay before you receive a reply. Usually, scientists do their best to help a genuine inquiry, recalling the time when they were students. Be prepared, however, for those who will ignore your letter, and above all never pester. Remote sensing information Techniques such as X-rays, aerial photography and ultrasound are termed remote sensing, and all provide useful information for the scientist.

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