Case Study of Helen Sharman

This lesson looks at the life and work of the inspirational chemist, Helen Sharman, who went from a being a chemist for the Mars chocolate company to the first Briton in space!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do we do with our data if we have done repeats?

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Q2.How do you recognise an anomalous result?

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Q3.The antacids were the independent variable in this investigation. What kind of data are the names of the antacids?

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Q4.What type of graph should be drawn after completing this investigation?

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Q5.which salt would form when sodium hydroxide reacts with nitric acid?

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Q6.why do you see bubbles when an acid reacts with a metal?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do we do with our data if we have done repeats?

1/6

Q2.How do you recognise an anomalous result?

2/6

Q3.The antacids were the independent variable in this investigation. What kind of data are the names of the antacids?

3/6

Q4.What type of graph should be drawn after completing this investigation?

4/6

Q5.which salt would form when sodium hydroxide reacts with nitric acid?

5/6

Q6.why do you see bubbles when an acid reacts with a metal?

6/6

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Case study of Helen Sharman

This quiz will asses your understanding of Helen Sharman's work in chemistry and astronomy.

Q1.What university degree did Helen Sharman have that enabled her to work at Mars Confectionery?

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Q2.Why was Helen's space exploration so significant in history? (Choose two answers)

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Q3.At Mars Confectionery, part of Helen's job was to taste test the chocolate. She had to make sure it was not too alkaline. What would the chocolate taste like if it was too alkaline?

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Q4.Helen Sharman is a 'cosmonaut'. What does this mean?

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Q5.Which of the following conditions are different in space when trying to grow a plant? (Choose three answers)

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Case study of Helen Sharman

This quiz will asses your understanding of Helen Sharman's work in chemistry and astronomy.

Q1.What university degree did Helen Sharman have that enabled her to work at Mars Confectionery?

1/5

Q2.Why was Helen's space exploration so significant in history? (Choose two answers)

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.At Mars Confectionery, part of Helen's job was to taste test the chocolate. She had to make sure it was not too alkaline. What would the chocolate taste like if it was too alkaline?

3/5

Q4.Helen Sharman is a 'cosmonaut'. What does this mean?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following conditions are different in space when trying to grow a plant? (Choose three answers)

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Case Study of Helen Sharman

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