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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 rhenly@eircom.net .  
 
 
 
BOOKS
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).
 
3D books     
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).
 
Visual Illusions
A fascinating collection of optical illusions. Hardback, 80 pages. €3.50 (+ 95 c postage).
EQUIPMENT AND GADGETS
 
Small Electric Motors
Both 6 V and 3 V motors available. Shaft diameter 0.4 mm, €1 (+ €1 postage).
        
Hercules Magnet
A giant horseshoe magnet (23 x 20 cm), which will make an impact when demonstrating magnetic properties and magnetic fields €5 (+ €3 postage).
 
Colour-changing Egg                                         
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).
 
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).
 
‘Snow Magic’
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).
 
 
OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE BUT NOT SUITABLE FOR POSTING:
Drinking Duck or Sipping Bird