GCSEAstronomy

Unit Content

●Topic 1 – Planet Earth 

● Topic 2 – The lunar disc

● Topic 3 – The Earth-Moon-Sun system

● Topic 4 – Time and the Earth-Moon-Sun cycles

● Topic 5 – Solar System observation

● Topic 6 – Celestial observation

● Topic 7 – Early models of the Solar System

● Topic 8 – Planetary motion and gravity 

● Topic 9 – Exploring the Moon

● Topic 10 – Solar astronomy

● Topic 11 – Exploring the Solar System

● Topic 12 – Formation of planetary systems

● Topic 13 – Exploring starlight

● Topic 14 – Stellar evolution

● Topic 15 – Our place in the Galaxy

● Topic 16 – Cosmology

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Socrates

"Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives."

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Plato

"Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another."

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Edwin
Hubble

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science."

Course details

This course is graded as GCSE 9-1
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Astronomy
Assessment

100% Exam
2 papers 1 hr 45 minutes each

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