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Perfect Eclipse

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

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Construct the Solar System

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

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Pinhole Camera

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

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Shaping the Universe III - to Infinity and Beyond

Stage: 3 and 4

The third installment in our series on the shape of astronomical systems, this article explores galaxies and the universe beyond our solar system.

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Shaping the Universe I - Planet Earth

Stage: 3 and 4

This article explores ths history of theories about the shape of our planet. It is the first in a series of articles looking at the significance of geometric shapes in the history of astronomy.

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Make Your Own Solar System

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Making a scale model of the solar system

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Shaping the Universe II - the Solar System

Stage: 3 and 4

The second in a series of articles on visualising and modelling shapes in the history of astronomy.

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The Moving Planets

Stage: 2 and 3

Mathematics has always been a powerful tool for studying, measuring and calculating the movements of the planets, and this article gives several examples.

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Observing the Sun and the Moon

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.

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Eclipses of the Sun

Stage: 2 and 3

Mathematics has allowed us now to measure lots of things about eclipses and so calculate exactly when they will happen, where they can be seen from, and what they will look like.