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Multiply – Astronomy and the Solar System

Level 1
Sketty Hall
Two days


Multiply is here! Gower College Swansea is proud to be offering completely free adult numeracy courses that are relevant to everyday life, and nothing like the old maths lectures that you remember!

Embark on a numeracy journey through the cosmos with our captivating course, "Astronomy and the Solar System." 

Learners will explore space and the main components of our solar system. What is the scale between the inferior and superior planets? What gaseous components make up the gas giants? Each celestial entity will be viewed live, allowing learners to investigate characteristics and plot the relative distance from the Sun. 

The journey doesn't stop there. We’ll look at meteor showers, learning the difference between meteoroids, and meteorites. 

Join us and ignite your passion for space as we discover "Astronomy and the Solar System."

The Multiply Project is fully funded by the UK Government through the Shared Prosperity Fund.

Key information

Eligibility for Multiply-funded courses is as follows:
•    Aged 19-or over
•    Living or working in Swansea.
Evidence of eligibility must be brought to the first lesson of your course. A list of accepted forms of evidence can be found here.

The course will be delivered in two, 4.5-hour sessions over at Sketty Hall.
There is no formal assessment for this course, evidence of learning achieved will be collected. This course is accredited by Agored.

Join another short Multiply course or take the plunge and sign up for our Level 1/2 Essential Skills Wales - Application of Number courses and gain a numeracy qualification that employers are looking for.

Astronomy - The Solar System
Course code: VA249 PTAE
Sketty Hall
2 weeks
10am - 2:30pm
Level 1