This presentation was last updated on 2nd November We have a couple of different accounts. NSO teachers can create as many NSO student accounts as they need, so that each student can have their own account. However, this NSO user account has restricted access to the telescope as we are dedicated to using the telescope to engage more young people with science, technology, engineering and maths, and therefore schools and their students are our priority and must get the most access from the telescope. How do I register? Assessment to challenge students of all abilities A clear, concise mark scheme, so you can use the sample paper with students to help them prepare for the real thing Controlled assessment support that shows you the activities students will undertake, so you can help them fulfil their potential.
Replace a lost certificate.
You can download the slides or listen to the presentation below. This course builds on the astronomy covered in the KS3 curriculum. If for some reason it isn’t possible to get your teacher to set this account up for you – then please get in touch and we will endeavor to create an account for you which will enable you to take your GCSE observations.
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We have recently opened up access to the NSO to anybody around the cooursework who is interested in taking observations from the telescope, or learning more about astronomy. There’s more than one qualification for this subject. This course builds on the astronomy covered in the KS3 curriculum.
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There’s more coursswork one qualification for this subject. We also have a more limited access option called NSO Users. Removal of controlled assessment for observational tasks. What is the National Schools’ Observatory?
Replace a lost certificate. When you submit your observations always look at the ‘visibility bar’ which will let you know when there’s a good chance of getting the observations taken.
You can register for an account with the NSO here. Alongside access to the telescope we have other support available on this website.
B11 – Drawings / Photographs of Messier/NGC Objects
Clear specifications and assessments for all. Visit our information page to see if we can answer any common questions regarding your images: See what training courses are available. Support for User tabs Teaching Studying. You can read more about the NSO in the about us section.
Stay informed Get the latest information on our new astronomy qualification, including details of launch events. Astromomy our information page to see if we can answer any common questions regarding your images:.
Why choose this specification? This engaging, practical course is designed to appeal to a wide range of students, building on their skills and understanding of How Science Works.
This course has been developed to build on our natural fascination with the night sky and our continued exploration of the universe. You will then be provided with the option of observing a 3-colour galaxy, or 3-colour nebulae. From deciding what to observe, how to take 3-colour observations, or how to schedule your observing request.
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These files can be viewed by using our free software called LTImage. How do I look at the observations I’ve taken? If you are an NSO student or NSO teacher then you should have the ability to take 3-colour images asstronomy the Go Observing interface by initially corsework whether you’d like to observe a galaxy or a star.
If you don’t want to receive this information, please tick this box. These activities have accompanying lesson plans and introductory presentations to the topics covered.
What is the National Schools’ Observatory?