ISTA BOOKSHOP STOCK
Orders should be sent to Randal Henly, ISTA Science Shop, 81 Offington Avenue, Dublin 13. Official orders from schools and other institutions may be invoiced, but payment must accompany other orders. Postage charges (for Ireland) for single items are given after each item. For two or more items, postage charges are as follows: €1 to €9.90 (postage €2.50 ); €10 to €20 (postage €4.50); above €20 (postage €6.50). Postage charges for orders to elsewhere on request. To check on stock and for further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Be Safe, ISTA/ASE
Practical guide to health and safety in primary science. Irish edition of the well-established book of the same title published by the Association for Science Education. A4, 40 pages. €8 (+ €2 postage).
Rates of Reaction, ISTA Chemistry Committee.
Experiments, background information, list of resources and ideas for teaching the topic A4, 72 pages, €1 (+ €1.50 postage).
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions, ISTA Chemistry Committee;
Experiments, background information and ideas for teaching the topic A4, 58 pages, €1 (+ €1.50 postage).
Organic Chemicals in Everyday Life, ISTA Chemistry Committee;
Experiments, background information, chemical statistics, and ideas for teaching the topic A4, 136 pages, €2 (+ €2.50 postage).
Junior Certificate Science Worksheets 2, Junior Science Sub-Committee
A selection of photocopiable worksheets and puzzles on a selection of syllabus items - specifically for the pre-2002 syllabus, but many items still appropriate; A4, 28 pages, €1 (+ €1.50 postage).
Famous Scientists Charts
Set of three A1-size laminated charts, showing Robert Boyle, William Parsons and Robert Praegar and their accomplishments. €1 per set (+ €2.20 postage).
School Science Crossword Puzzles,
Henly, 32 photocopiable crosswords for a selection of levels with suggestions for use. All answers given. A4, €4 (+€1.50 postage).
Ideas and Experiments for Teaching Physics
Henly. A collection of 200+ hints and tips on experiments and laboratory organisation culled from 40 years of teaching physics to all levels. A3, 52 pages. €6 (+ €1.50 postage).
Ideas and Experiments for Teaching Chemistry
Henly. A collection of 200+ hints and tips on experiments and laboratory organisation culled from 40 years of teaching chemistry to all levels. A3, 52 pages. €6 (+ €1.50 postage).
See a selection of dinosaurs in three-dimensions. Glasses included. Price €1.50 (+ 55c postage).
Crossword Puzzles for Science Teachers, 27 crossword puzzles involving a wide range of science disciplines. All answers given. €3 (+ 55 c postage).
A fascinating collection of optical illusions. Hardback, 80 pages. €3.50 (+ 95 c postage).
EQUIPMENT AND GADGETS
Water-absorbing polymer that converts water to a gel. 50 g packs, €4.50 (+ 55 c postage)
Small Electric Motors
Both 6 V and 3 V motors available. Shaft diameter 0.4 mm, €1 (+ €1 postage).
These contain two horseshoe magnets, bar and ring magnets, metal rods, ball bearings, with ideas for experiments, packed in attractive box. Ideal for primary and junior second-level pupils €8 (+ €6.50 postage).
A giant horseshoe magnet (23 x 20 cm), which will make an impact when demonstrating magnetic properties and magnetic fields €5 (+ €3 postage).
For demonstrating wave motion in physics classes and (as a toy) for ‘walking down the stairs’ €4 (+ €3 postage).
These large ‘eggs’ (about 8 cm diam.) contain 3 LEDs which mix in different proportions and generate a large range of colours. An instructive and attractive resource for teaching about colour mixing. €4 (+ €3 postage).
Inflate, point upwards and release, when they travel upwards. Very spectacular in a large room such as the school hall. Use to illustrate action and reaction and Newton’s 3rd law, €2 for pack of 10 (+ 55 c postage).
Fools’ Gold (Iron pyrite, FeS2)
This mineral's metallic lustre and brass-yellow hue have earned it the nickname fools’ gold because of its resemblance to gold. 80 g pack. A useful resource for the chemistry lab. €2.50 (+ €1 postage).
Polymer Kit, produced by the ISTA
Samples of 14 different everyday polymers. €1 (+ €1 postage).
A water-absorbing polymer which when added to water increases its bulk by about 50 times and generates ‘snow’. Useful demonstration for teaching polymer chemistry. Useful for the Christmas tree too! €1.50 (+ 95 c postage).
For demonstrating action and reaction and (at higher level) Newton’s Third Law. A good resource to have with the forces-demonstration equipment. €3.50 (+ €1 postage).
Demonstrate the conversion of chemical energy directly to light energy. €2 per pair (+ €1 postage).
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