V.M. Talisayon & L.G. Tansinsin
Published by NISMED
No of Pages: 103
This sourcebook for science and mathematics teachers contains the lectures of scientists and mathematicians in the country delivered in the Frontiers in Science Lecture Series for Teachers, a project sponsored by the UP NISMED and initially, by the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science (PHILAAS). The lectures were partly funded by the Science Education Institute-Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI). The main purpose of this ourcebook is to disseminate the outputs of the lecture series, especially to those who were not able to attend the lectures. It includes the following topics: The Physics of Turbulence; Lasers: How They Work and Their Application in LIDAR; Geology and Resource Development in the Philippines; The Philippines as a Jigsaw Puzzle from a Geological Perspective; Cyanobacterial Biotechnology; Peptides from Deadly Marine Snails; Trends in Computers and Communications Technologies; and Euclidean Geometry and Beyond.