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Welcome to week 2

Find out what we will be learning on Week 2 of the course. Astronomy and Space Physics: Teaching Secondary Science.

In Week 2, we’ll be providing you with opportunities to consolidate your knowledge and resources to use in the classroom for astronomy and space physics topics covered at Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Post-16 level.

We’ll explain tricky topics like the seasons, gravity, light and stellar evolution, highlight common misconceptions, and look at ways in which you can extend and develop the working scientifically skills of your students in your lessons.

The aim of this week is to give you the knowledge, confidence, and inspiration to plan and teach effective science lessons that leave your students anticipating their next lesson with excitement.

Ready… set… let’s dive in!

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