Enrichment & Intervention Programme 2016-17 - page 49

Enrichment & Intervention 2016-17
Dream Believe Achieve
Activity offered
Stars (CREST Award)
Miss Holleran
Content – what does the
activity involve?
Pupils must look at the formation of stars and the
magnitude. They must use a planisphere to look at
the patterns of the stars. They will then create their
own constellation, using a wooden board, with LED
lights and a circuit to make the stars light up.
Learning outcome
Understand the lifecycle of stars and the magnitude
of the stars to get a concept of the size of the Uni-
verse. Pupils will be able to recognise constellations
in the night sky.
Skills outcome
Research skills, circuit building and recognising
Course length
12 weeks
KS3 / KS4
All - max 25
Opportunity available in other ND schools
CREST Award (Bronze)
Community, volunteering, citizenship
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