8Le Beyond the Solar System (Exploring Science)

Introduction to space exploration (also in lesson 1 if purchasing the bundle):
Main: Watch Royal Institute Lecture of space exploration & answer question grid
Plenary: Students state one new thing they have learnt during that lesson.

Starter: What is beyond our solar system?
lesson then includes:
Size of objects in the universe (watch video clip first)
Other objects in space
Stars & constellations
Light years

Plenary: Key word game

Tasks are differentiated by input as secure, develop and exceed which students can self-select or be directed to. Extension tasks are also included on the slides.

Worksheets needed: none
Resources: A3 paper and stars

Written in conjunction with Pearsons Exploring Science text book (although the content can be used with any exam board).

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