Our Solar System(STEMM)

Ref: C3841775

Would you like to learn more about our exciting solar system and gain some knowledge about the planets? Why don't you join us for an informal and practical course incorporating basic English skills and basic computer skills which can lead to a more advanced course.

Additional information about this course

course held at womens only centre

Course aim

This course will provide a brief introduction to the solar system,identifying planets and a definition of what the moon is.We will be using ICT to help encourage learners to research the topic as well as enjoy interactive and practical activities.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify the planets
  • Describe the difference between the moon,planets and stars
  • Define what it is like on the moon.
  • Investigate the planets and solar system using ICT.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Our Solar System(STEMM)

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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