Week 1 guide
The downloads sectionFrom time to time you’ll see downloadable PDFs at the bottom of a page. These are provided to help your learning. They include transcripts, data tables, accessible versions of interactive materials and the handy short glossary to the course at the bottom of this page.
In ‘See also’Where appropriate we’ve provided ‘See also’ links to related materials on the web, offering you the chance to explore a topic in more depth. This includes links to breaking news stories.
ImagesYou’ll notice that some images have a small expand icon in the bottom right-hand corner. When you select this icon you’ll be taken to a much larger version of the image, for a closer look.
ExercisesSome of the most exciting features are the interactive exercises scattered throughout the course. Play the computer at Moon Trumps and examine real Moon rock samples with the virtual microscope.
Tests and quizzesTo test your knowledge we’ve provided end-of-week tests and an end-of-course test. If you’ve upgraded, you’ll see the test at the end of the Week. Your scores will be totalled up and you can monitor them on the progress page. Quizzes pop up here and there and look similar to tests; we’ll tell you your score each time, but quizzes are included purely to help you learn and these scores don’t count towards anything.
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Moons Facebook groupLearners who have completed previous runs of this course, and want to maintain their connection with moons have set up a Moons Facebook group. Feel free to drop in, to swap experiences with, or seek advice from, your predecessors.
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