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Science Focus Education Pack: Our Solar System

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The Science Focus Education Pack is a new weekly series of worksheets aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students. Part 1 covers the Solar System we call home, with a quiz, a set of questions based on a feature, and a project idea.

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