Warm UP Question: What is the nearest star to our Sun? How far away is it in light years? How many miles can light travel in one Year?
* Collect Sun Dials/Grade...... BrainPop: Big Bang
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
illustrate an event 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.
Homework Question: What is the Big Bang Theory and who started it?
Warm Up Question: What is an eclipse? Name and describe the two types of an eclipses.
Prepare Classroom "Timeline through Space", hang events & illustrations...
Continue with Slide Presentation...Astronomy
Homework: Define Umbra, Penumbra, and Antumbra (Draw a picture of each or attach picture to definitions if possible)
Warm Up Questions: - Rotation, Revolution, ellipse, phase, moon, orbit, solar, lunar, gravity, eclipse
Fill in sentences with the correct terms
Inclass: Continue Notes: Eclipses Solar Eclipse
Homework: Who is Caroline Herschel in Astronomy and what did she contribute?
Warm Up: Name all the astronomers you can remember.
Movie "Whose Who in Astronomy?"
Brahe and Kepler
Good Series: History, The Beginning, Life of Stars - Possible Review
Inclass: Match Famous Faces to clues... put together "little book" of Famous Faces.
1. Finish Little Books: Place one of the faces on each page add a sentence about what made the astronomer famous. Color & Title the front of the book. Add instruments and/or pictures to each page for extra credit that goes along with the famous picture.
2. Please use google docs and send Mrs Provance all warm up and homework questions for the week on one document. *** If you can not find dropbox, please send to my email. I am trying to find out what is wrong with it now. Yes!!