Who is Caroline Herschel?

In this lesson, we will learn about Caroline Herschel's main achievements and the story of her life. We will learn about how she worked with her brother to become one of the greatest female astronomers!

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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!

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Q1.Why was Louis Pasteur interested in diseases?

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Q2.What is an example of a liquid that can be pasteurised?

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Q3.What industry did Louis Pasteur save?

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Who is Caroline Herschel?

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Q1.What kind of scientist was Caroline Herschel?

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Q2.Who did Caroline help with their work?

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Q3.How many comets did Caroline discover?

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Who is Caroline Herschel?

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

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Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What kind of scientist was Caroline Herschel?

1/4

Q2.Who did Caroline help with their work?

2/4

Q3.How many comets did Caroline discover?

3/4

Q4.Caroline was the first woman to....

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