Students' Guide to Controlled Assessment

The guide to controlled assessment covers the following areas: - What is controlled assessment in GCSE Astronomy? - Guidance for designing observations - Guidance for making observations - Guidance for analysing observations - Guidance for evaluating your project - Presenting your final report - Useful dos and dont’s - The seven Ws – advice for students planning GCSE Astronomy controlled assessment material - Observing log – a template for night sky observation - Planning sheet for aided observations - aided (binocular/telescopic/photographic) observations - Planning sheet for naked eye observations – unaided observations - Planning sheet for robotic telescope observations – e.g. Liverpool, Faulkes or Bradford Telescopes

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