The video clips in this collection are a collaboration between Teachers TV, the Institute of Physics and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). Each features a current scientist explaining an aspect of their field of expertise. The topics covered include: * Models of the Solar System * Saturn and the Scale of the Solar System * Asteroids and Comets * The Sun * The Life Cycle of Stars * The Electromagnetic Spectrum * Exoplanets * How Big is the Universe? * The Expanding Universe and the Big Bang The video clips are accessible and each lasts approximately five minutes. They can be used in the classroom with a wide range of secondary school students.

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Saturn and the Scale of the Solar System

In this Teaching Astronomy and Space video, from the Institute of Physics (IOP), Teachers TV and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), planetary scientist Sheila Kanani shows us the stunning images of Saturn and its moons taken from the Cassini...

Asteroids and Comets

In this Teaching Astronomy and Space video, from the Institute of Physics (IOP), Teachers TV and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), astronomer Jay Tate reveals the risks and dangers of an asteroid collision with the Earth.

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The Sun

In this Teaching Astronomy and Space video, from the Institute of Physics (IOP), Teachers TV and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), solar physicist Lucie Green reveals her lifelong fascination with our nearest star, the Sun.

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

In this Teaching Astronomy and Space video, from the Institute of Physics (IOP), Teachers TV and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Tim O'Brien and astrophysicist Chris North explain how astronomers use radiation from across the electromagnetic...

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