MONDAY: Mid Unit Quiz Astronomy -Monday's test will cover the Sun, Eclipses, Moon Phases, Famous Faces, Life Cycle of a star, and Reasons for the Seasons. * Review with Jeopardy Games & Notes
Work on Water Posters
Warm Up: Why are some stars in the night Sky brighter than others?
Share "Science Current Event Articles"
Begin Constellations - All Star Cast & Constellation Mania
Big Dipper's Handle- Alioth (68 lyrs,) Mizar (88 lyrs) Alkaid (210 lyrs)
Apparent vs Absolute Magnitude - Activity "The All-Star Cast"
HW: What is the difference between apparent vs absolute magnitude?
Wednesday: Short Day (No Science)
THURSDAY: Warm Up: Define Astrology, What is your sign?
Stories in the Night Sky -
Zodiac Constellations (Brainpop)
What's Your Sign? Activity...Make a zodiac wheel
Homework: Find your horoscope for the day using google. copy & paste it to homework question. Does it fit your day? How have people's opinion about astrology changed through time? Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans vs Today?
FRIDAY: Warm Up Question: List the constellations found on the zodiac wheel?
Go Over TEST
Constellation Cards - Introduce the Constellation Project
Go Over Rubric. Students will begin research on their constellations. Presentations of Constellation Projects will begin next Thursday.
Homework: Look at the night sky this weekend, what constellations can you identify in the night sky?.
Astronomy Continued.... Mid-Unit Test on Friday
TUESDAY: No WU and HW questions today.
Study for Fridays Test & Work on Science Current Event - Summary due on Tuesday 2/28
Warm UP: Review phases of the moon pop quiz. Go over homework questions from last week
Complete Diagram of Earth - Reasons For the Season (Cut Out) - Observe how
seasons are determined by the tilt of the Earths rotational axis as it revolves around the Sun. Use Northern Hemisphere model to determine when the angle between the Earth's rotational axis and the Sun is the largest and when it is the smallest.
HW: Earth's Tilt and seasons quizlet: link - Study Words for Test / Seasons, moon, tides quizlet: link
WEDNESDAY: Use links to help study for test
Seasons, moon, tides quizlet: link
8 phases of the moon quizlet: link
Part 2B2: Moon: Link
Part 2C: Mars: Link
Review for Astronomy Mid Unit Test
Warm Up... What Causes Tides?
Play Astronomy Jeopardy to review for Test - Categories are : Vocabulary, Our Moon & Reasons for the Seasons, A timeline through space, Famous Faces, Our Sun & Life Cycle of a Star.
Homework: Study (Little Books- Astronomers), Phases of Moon Notes, Drawing of Eclipses, Reasons for Seasons Notes, The Timeline through Space Notes, Sun Diagram & Crossword, & Life Cycle of Star.
HW: What causes high tide? Low Tide? Neap Tide? Spring Tide?
Current Events Article is due Today or next TUESDAY... Astronomy Jeopardy#2
Astronomy Test will be Monday covering the Sun, Eclipses, Moon Phases, Famous Faces, Life Cycle of a star, and Reasons for the Seasons.
Collect "Little Books" Discuss Famous Faces in Astronomy!
Warm Up Question: How was the moon formed?
Finish Time Line through the Universe - Select Students to Finish Timeline Events & Hang on The Wall.
Today's OBJECTIVE: Describe the phases of the moon and explain why the phases occur.
Begin Phases of the moon notes: Draw & Label direction of the Sun, Earth, and Phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth. Make a Flip Book of the Phases of the Moon.
Homework Question: Why does it appear that the moon changes shape?
Part 2B2: Moon: Link
Warm Up Question: Why is the moon out in the day sometimes?
Finish putting together Flipbooks... 10 minutes. If time permits, Grade In Class
Begin Slide Presentation. Students will discuss moon phases and take notes in their binders.
Review Phases of the moon : Label correct phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth in your flipbooks.
Homework question: Look at the moon tonight, what phase does it appear to be in? Describe the phase, is it waxing or waning? What can you tell me about this phase ?
Part 2B2: Moon: Link
Warm Up Questions 1. A solar eclipse can occur with any phase of the moon? True or False? Explain. 2. Where did the science of Astronomy get started?
*Review Astronomy Faces in " Little Books" - Galileo (Just for Fun)
Brainpop: Moon Phases
Part 2B2: Moon: Link
HW Question: All the moons in our solar system are rocky worlds with no atmospheres. True or False? Explain.
FRIDAY: Mid Unit Review - Astronomy: Sun, Eclipses, Famous Faces, and Phases of the moon.
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!!
How Do Scientist Work together to Solve Problems????