Science Matters is the most up-to-date textbook for the new Junior Certificate Science syllabus. It was written by a team of experienced teachers and authors who are specialists in their subjects. It covers the syllabus at both higher and ordinary levels and is based on the experience of the examination papers and clarifications received since the syllabus was introduced in 2003.
Includes a section dealing with the skills required to complete the Coursework B investigation section of the syllabus. This section carries 25% of the total marks.
Complete coverage of both variable-type investigations and exploration-type investigations of Coursework B.
Formulae and definitions are highlighted and boxed in separate colours to give easy access to important points.
Well-labelled diagrams help and develop understanding.
Each chapter has a comprehensive summary at the end.
A large number of questions reflect the style and content of the recent examination papers
Includes sample answers to questions from State Examinations Commission papers
All Mandatory Experiments/Investigations on the course are included in a clear step-by-step approach and accompanied by explanatory diagrams in highlighted coloured panels.
A free workbook accompanies the textbook. The workbook includes a huge array of questions which can be used along with the textbook or as a revision aid.
Contains a comprehensive glossary of all the key terms and facts required by the syllabus
Presents a crossword puzzle for each chapter from the book