The Gas Giant Planets

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Understand the composition of the outer gas giant planets and their characteristics
Describe the orbits, the rotational periods, and the moons of the outer planets
Explain the odd axial tilt of Uranus and the peculiar surface of the moon Miranda
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

This short, snappy session gives students all they need to know on the gas giants. In this class, we will look at the outer solar system gas giants. We will look at their atmospheres, rotational periods, orbits and their many interesting moons. Join your tutor to gain maximum knowledge in just 5 minutes.

For more short Science Classes why not try these: The Rocky PlanetsThe Gas Giant PlanetsDwarf Planets, Comets and Asteroids

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This class is suitable for all students in Years 7-9 or S1-S3. 


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You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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