No Science today
Discuss Distance in Space...
Objective: Explain why we use light-years to measure distances in space. Illustrate how far objects in space are from each other ...Launch a rocket from Earth traveling to our sun. Calculate how long it will take to arrive.
Discuss history of the Universe
Objective: Describe some of the major events in the history of the universe.
Make a time line to illustrate history of the Universe
Virtual Day... Complete illustrations assigned to your group.
#2 The Big Bang occurs.... 15 billion years ago
#2 The galaxies form.... 14 to 6 billion years ago
#3 Globular clusters form... 13 to ll billion years ago
#3 The solar system starts to form.. At least 4.5 billion years ago
#4 Meteoroids crash into the Earth,
Its Moon, and other planets & their moons.. 4 billion years ago
#4 Life on Earth
#5 Present Day
Work on your event. Research what the event looked like. Illustrate the Event on construction paper and be prepared to hang your events from the timeline on Thursday afternoon. Please draw one picture for each event your group was assigned.
If you have questions please email me.
Note: Group #1 should work out the math on the worksheet and be able to explain to the class how long it will take the Rocket to arrive at the Sun.