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Focus on Physics

Prove how diverse and fascinating physics can be with this imaginative Focus on Physics series on a wide range of topics that will challenge and intrigue students. The differentiated activities build students’ confidence in and understanding of the topics covered in each book, with explanations included to support and enhance learning. Also recognised and reinforced are the links between the different but related topics..

Ages: 12-14 years

About the Author

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Brenda Greene gained an MSc from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and worked as a scientist, publishing papers on the genetics and conservation of New Zealand birds. She gained a Diploma in Teaching and Learning from Canterbury University, and taught science at the Orana Wildlife Park and in Christchurch secondary schools. She enjoys hands-on science, and is always inventing new experiments for her students to do.

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