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    The exam is this Friday 15th May 2015.

    How are you all feeling and what have you done to prepare? How do you think the paper will be like?
    Post everything below..
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    I'm not sitting this, but GCSE Astronomy sounds like the coolest thing ever.
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    (Original post by Bobjim12)
    I'm not sitting this, but GCSE Astronomy sounds like the coolest thing ever.
    Its really a good subject to do. I love it. I've got a GCSE Astronomy exam this Friday.
    By the way, what year are you in?
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    (Original post by IftekharAhad)
    Its really a good subject to do. I love it. I've got a GCSE Astronomy exam this Friday.
    By the way, what year are you in?
    Year 12
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    Got my paper tomorrow. Could you guys post the questions that you have found the hardest for astronomy?
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    Got the exam tomorrow, main hard questions are about Eratosthenes, discovery of quasars, Hubbbles law,discovery of extra terrestrial life and origins of water. There are probably many more but theres a few examples
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    Discovery of Quasars no matter how many times I look at it I can never get it right. I would personally advise the following topics:
    -Declination and right ascension (normally Q15 to Q20)
    -Eratosthenes (Always)
    -Orion and the plough (come up relatively frequently)
    -Hubbles Tuning fork diagram
    -Evidence for a round Earth
    -Sunspots
    -Absolute and Apparent Magnitudes
    And good luck to all taking the exam tomorow
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    I literally remember the whole revision book now
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    For Hubbell's tuning fork diagram it should go from E1...E7, then S0, then split up, but in the mark schemes they leave out the lenticular galaxy class!
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    (Original post by IftekharAhad)
    I literally remember the whole revision book now
    Same here XD its really good
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    The test was soooooo easy! Surprised as i though it would be harder!
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    (Original post by Timitson)
    Discovery of Quasars no matter how many times I look at it I can never get it right. I would personally advise the following topics:
    -Declination and right ascension (normally Q15 to Q20)
    -Eratosthenes (Always)
    -Orion and the plough (come up relatively frequently)
    -Hubbles Tuning fork diagram
    -Evidence for a round Earth
    -Sunspots
    -Absolute and Apparent Magnitudes
    And good luck to all taking the exam tomorow
    As a GCSE, this makes sound like the most awesomest thing to do, wish we had interesting choices at GCSE, **** history and Business :/
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    What do you guys think about the GCSE Astronomy grade boundaries?
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    Meh, grade boundaries and UMS conversion work so the top 10% get A*. The next 10% get A's and so on. It was an easier paper this year so it was to be expected.
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    So.....what did everyone get?

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