Black Holes
Lesson on black holes using key terminology. Hook activity uses toilet roll to show the distance between planets in space. Extended piece of writing to warn NASA about black holes and uses Kanye West as the astronaut. Used for an ofsted observation. Has literacy and numeracy links. Hook gets them to calculate distance in space between planets (each sheet of toilet paper being 40,000,000 miles apart). This worksheet is differentiated for low, middle and high ability. Also uses the 'riding light' as a timer... I often use the time it takes to get to planets as a guide to how long they should spend on each task.


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Created: May 20, 2015

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