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NEW GCSE ASTRONOMY 2017 (9-1) Cultural Astronomy full lesson with activities
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NEW GCSE ASTRONOMY 2017 (9-1) Cultural Astronomy full lesson with activities

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A full lesson on cultural astronomy covering ancient monuments and astronomy, the naming of our constellations, and why cultures have different names for constellations. It includes an information gathering activity on stonehenge (the information sheets can be found here which should be stuck around the room) http://www.stonehengeandaveburywhs.org/assets/Stonehenge.LowRes.pdf I have written questions which direct pupils to read the information, the answers should then be self assessed and marked using the answers on the powerpoint. There is also a timeline organisation activity which can be done in groups, and lots of key information. Bell work and Review also included. Could also be used for lower school, as an interesting lesson to ad to work on Astronomy.
NEW GCSE ASTRONOMY (9-1) Lunar Phases Full Lesson (inlcuding the libration of the moon)
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NEW GCSE ASTRONOMY (9-1) Lunar Phases Full Lesson (inlcuding the libration of the moon)

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A full lesson, covering, he phases of the moon, why the moon appears the same size as the sun, phase cycles and orbital periods, and libration of the moon. Designed for a 100 minute lesson so lots of activities and exam style questions. The final worksheet is available for free from here, i have however provided the answers on the powerpoint which are not avaialble on the website. https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/34744/student-worksheets-earth-sun-and-moon
NEW GCSE ASTRONOMY 2017 (9-1) Full lesson on Eratosthenes and Aristarchus
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NEW GCSE ASTRONOMY 2017 (9-1) Full lesson on Eratosthenes and Aristarchus

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A full lesson on Eratosthenes and the new content on Aristarchus. Includes questions with answers, diagrams, videos and activities. The worksheet on Eratosthenes can be found here for free, however i have provided the mark scheme for this in my Powerpoint. https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/34744/student-worksheets-earth-sun-and-moon