Investigating Science for Jamaica: Integrated Science Grade 8
$23.13

Investigating Science for Jamaica: Integrated Science Grade 8

By June Mitchelmore, Willa Dennie, Richard Johnson, Peta-Gay Kirby
US$ 23.13
Book Description

Investigating Science for Jamaica comprehensively covers the National Standard Curriculum (NSC) in Integrated Science. As well as acquiring scientific knowledge, students will develop the process skills necessary to engage in scientific enquiry. With activities and questions that provide a methodical approach to investigation and problem solving, this course gives students an excellent foundation for the study of the separate sciences at CSEC. A Workbook
and Teacher's Guide accompany the Student book. A print edition of the Student Book is also available.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction: UNIT 0
    • Working like a scientist (2)
    • STEAM and investigating
    • Safety and equipment
    • Presenting and interpreting data
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 8 Photosynthesis and energy relationships
    • Photosynthesis
    • Food chains and webs
    • Humans and food webs
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 9 Physical and chemical changes
    • Pure and impure substances
    • Physical and chemical changes
    • Elements, mixtures and compounds
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 10 Human nutrition
    • Foods and food tests
    • Teeth and ingestion
    • Digestion, absorption and egestion
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 11 More about matter
    • Particles and atomic structure
    • Elements and the periodic table
    • Metals and non-metals
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 12 Forces and motion
    • Balanced and unbalanced forces
    • Using levers
    • Motion
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 13 Gas exchange and respiration
    • Breathing and gas exchange
    • Energy release in respiration
    • Photosynthesis and respiration
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 14 Space science
    • Overview of the Universe
    • Our Solar System
    • Space exploration
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • UNIT 15 Water and the Earth’s atmosphere
    • Water: sources and properties
    • Water: cleaning and conservation
    • Air: gases and uses
    • Air: recycling of gases
    • Questions and Key ideas
  • Answers to Quick check
  • Glossary and Index
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