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School Projects - Quick quizzes - Alan Yate


Alan YateThese School Projects could be used as lesson starters, they are provided by Alan Yate who was formerly Head of Science at Chesterton Community College, Cambridge, UK. The answers to these KS3 projects can mainly be found in the Earth and Beyond section of Sun|trek.


Spinning and orbiting Earth


KS3 – a solar system crossword
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The Moon's phases


KS3 – some properties of the Moon
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The Moon's vital statistics


KS3 – some interesting facts about the Moon
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What causes the seasons?


KS3 – explore why we have seasons here in the UK

Season 1

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Season 2

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Season 3
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What is a lunar eclipse?


KS3 – explore lunar eclipses

Lunar eclipse 1

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Lunar eclipse 2
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KS3 – atoms: protons, neutrons and electrons. More advanced information on atoms, ions and spectra suitable for KS4 can be found in the Sun|trek section Hot Solar Atmosphere: Solar fingerprints
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Solar Eclipse


KS3 – what happens during a solar eclipse? See the Sun|trek section Hot Solar Atmosphere: Solar Eclipses for more information.
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Light and waves


KS3 – electromagnetic radiation.
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KS3 – a sound crossword. More information on waves can be found in the Sun|trek sections Hot Solar Atmosphere: waves and Solar Surface and Below: Beneath the Surface .
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The Sun


KS3 – different parts of the Sun’s structure.
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