Warm Up - Binary Message
*15 minutes to finish pull strip & review definitions
Review Notes on Life Cycle of a Star -
HOMEWORK: Complete Guide to the Universe - QUIZ tomorrow over vocabulary
Warm - up: Quiz - Birth & Death of a Star
Objective: Describe & label the structure of the sun.
Begin Drawing Structure of the Sun - take notes on function of each layer of the sun
Review & Add notes to worksheet... Life Cycle of a Star (Sun and Solar system Part 1A)
Homework: Use notes & website to complete Solar Scramble Crossword Puzzle
Use Structure of the Sun- to help with Solar Scramble
Warm Up: Draw and label the layers of the sun.
Continue viewing slides on the sun & solar system
Homework: Describe the function of each layer of the sun
Warm Up: Who is the father of astronomy and why did he get this title?
Inclass: Pass back tests, collect crossword puzzles.
Notes - How to make a sun dial - Prepare paper for data collection. What is an eclipse?
HW: What is the geocentric theory & who developed it? What is the heliocentric theory and who developed it?
FRIDAY: Who are Brahe & Kepler in Astronomy? What data did they collect about the planets?
Inclass: Take a look at size of objects in the Universe: Let's Talk Size
Bill Nye the Science Guy in Space - • Season 1 Episode 19 Outer Space
HW: Make a Sun Dial- Collect data over the weekend.
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE UNIVERSE....
Warm UP: Picturing an Astronomer - It is the end of a long night at the observatory and the astronomer is closing up as the first rays of dawn are seen on the horizon. The astronomer is tired and ready for a good days sleep. Now focus on the astronomer as he is coming toward you on the road that comes from the observatory....
* Draw a picture of the mental image you see (gender, age, race, clothing, facial features, work environment, tools, etc) Include a minimum of 10 descriptive words to describe your astronomer
* Finish presentations "Letters to the School Board"
A Look at the Universe - Packet (Work on questions in class)
Begin reading packet as class- Break into groups to answer questions.
HW: Complete Astronomer Picture and be ready to share your astronomer picture tomorrow in class
Warm UP: What is the electromagnetic spectrum?
Share Astronomers - Discussion - Thursday..
Read packet... A closer look at the Universe pgs 3-6 Answer Questions 1-10 from packet.
HW: How does the electromagnetic spectrum help astronomers?
Warm Up: Describe some (4) of the major objects in the universe.
Introduce the Birth & Death of a Star /Brain Pop.. Notes on worksheet
Activity: Birth & Death of a Star- Act out scenario (music)
Handout: Birth & Death of a Star (Discuss the Star Cycles)
Inclass Activity: Finish packet questions 11- 27
Homework: What is a light year? What is another unit of measure we use to measure objects in our solar system?
FRIDAY: Bring Scissors & Whole punches to 6-2
Warm UP: Birth & Death of a Star / Brainpop... Take notes on Birth & Death of a Star Worksheet.
Science Vocabulary for Birth & Death of a star - Learn Pocket Guide words, practice with partner
Inclass Activity: Make a Pocket Guide to the Universe:
*Collect Questions - A Closer Look at the Universe
Homework: Upload the following to my dropbox: Astronomer picture (Or turn in your paper copy on Friday), Warm Up & Homework Questions for Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Homework: If you have not already done so, upload the Spongbob questions and their answers to my dropbox by 8 pm. Checkout the Word Document with SpongeBob questions. If you decide to use this document, please copy and paste as google document before uploading it to my dropbox. Add Name and title to the top of the document. Have a great weekend!!
Activity: Measure side of building with 1 inch measuring tool. illustrate how far objects in space are from one another. Study the sun, Launch paper rocket to sun
Explain that the sun is nearly 25 trillion miles away from our nearest star and light travels about 6 trillion miles a year, With such vast space in our Universe, we use Light years. Take a look at size of objects in the Universe: Let's Talk Size Bill Nye the Science Guy in Space - • Season 1 Episode 19 Outer Space
Finish questions in packet... A Close Look at the Universe turn in before weekend.
Writing Letters to the school Board- Develop a recommendation for how to control erosion at the bb-court site based on investigations and analysis of labs. Support your recommendations with evidence and science knowledge in the same way you constructed explanations.
Present rubric for School Board Letters...
Discuss parts to a persuasive essay. Students will work in cooperative groups discussing best solutions to erosion problem and writing final letter to school board administrators.
Present School Board Letters... Either in word document or attached to erosion slide presentation.
Watch video IDEO
Answer Video Questions pg 121 & 122
HW: Resend final ppt presentation with letter to my assignment dropbox. Please upload Sponge Bob Variable worksheet with solutions.
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017!!! WELCOME BACK!!
Warm Up: Review Variables/Sponge Bob Exp #1. Identify the error in the experiment.
In Class: Select Erosion Control Method to test - Plan Erosion Control Method to use for BB Court Challenge. Use Erosion Control Study ppt - Power Point Slides to Plan Experiment. Erosion Control Options: Soil Wraps, Vegetation, Retaining Walls, Drainage Systems, Terracing, Gravel, Wood Chips, etc. Groups will decide on the erosion control methods to test, then plan their experiment. Use
Erosion Control Study- ppt
HW: Make sure all team members have access to Erosion Control Study- ppt on Google Drive
What can you provide to help your group with BB Court Challenge?
How are you going to collect the data to measure the effectiveness of your model? Prepare chart to collect data and add this to your plan or ppt.
Warm Up: Variables/Sponge Bob Experiment #2.
Complete plan, gather materials, prepare erosion control method to test, revise plan if necessary, and test. During test you will simulate natural forces (rain or wind) acting on the hill. The goal is to investigate the effectiveness of your erosion-control method. Can you meet the criteria and contraints of the BB Court Challenge?
HW: Complete slides through pg 14.
Warm Up: Variables/Sponge Bob Experiment #3.
Complete Testing Of Erosion Control Method.
Prepare Investigation Expo to share with class... Use ppt or poster explanation.
HW: Complete Slides through pg 14 plus repeats. Make sure you are prepared to share results with class tomorrow.
How Do Scientist Work together to Solve Problems????