Case Study of Maggie Aderin-Pocock

In this lesson we will look at the life and work of Maggie Aderin-Pocock. She is a space scientist, science communicator and presenter of the BBC's The Sky at Night.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the gravitational field strength on Earth

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Q2.Which equation is correct for linking weight, mass and gravitational field strength?

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Q3.What is 0.85473 to 4 significant figures

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Q4.What is 560g in kg?

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Q5.A 11kg object has a weight of 120N. Calculate the gravitational field strength to 1 decimal place.

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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 is the gravitational field strength on Earth

1/5

Q2.Which equation is correct for linking weight, mass and gravitational field strength?

2/5

Q3.What is 0.85473 to 4 significant figures

3/5

Q4.What is 560g in kg?

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Q5.A 11kg object has a weight of 120N. Calculate the gravitational field strength to 1 decimal place.

5/5

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Case study of Maggie Aderin-Pocock

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Q1.What is Maggie Aderin Pocock's current job?

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Q2.Which telescope did Maggie work on?

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Q3.In which subject did Maggie get her PhD?

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Q4.How big were the mirrors in the telescope Maggie helped build?

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Q5.When a satellite travels round a planet, what do we say the satellite is doing?

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Q6.Two satellites are travelling around the Earth. Satellite A is 180 km from the Earth's surface and Satellite B is 35,000 km from the Earth's surface. Which statement is true?

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Case study of Maggie Aderin-Pocock

This quiz will test your understanding from today's lesson

Q1.What is Maggie Aderin Pocock's current job?

1/6

Q2.Which telescope did Maggie work on?

2/6

Q3.In which subject did Maggie get her PhD?

3/6

Q4.How big were the mirrors in the telescope Maggie helped build?

4/6

Q5.When a satellite travels round a planet, what do we say the satellite is doing?

5/6

Q6.Two satellites are travelling around the Earth. Satellite A is 180 km from the Earth's surface and Satellite B is 35,000 km from the Earth's surface. Which statement is true?

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