Go Over Quiz: Fill out another error analysis if necessary for Part II of test.
Why are some stars in the night Sky brighter than others? Stargazing
Begin Constellations - All Star Cast & Constellation Mania
Big Dipper's Handle- Alioth (68 lyrs,) Mizar (88 lyrs) Alkaid (210 lyrs)
Activity "The All-Star Cast"
HW: What is the difference between apparent vs absolute magnitude?
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?
Monday Next Week:
List the constellations found on the zodiac wheel?
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?.
Warm UP: Name as many constellations as possible....
Upon completion begin "Concentration Constellation"
Class Activity: Concentration Constellations- Get a stack of constellation cards - Make matches with Summer, Autumn, Winter & Spring as well as Circumpolar constellation cards. Place all cards in the correct location. Please make a list of all constellations in each group.
HW Questions: List all constellations from cards in Winter, Spring, Summer & Autumn.
Warm UP - What are the 5 different types of constellations?
Review Constellation Cards...
Review different types of materials you can use for your constellation model.
Class Activity: Work on questions 1 through 8.
Homework: What constellation have you selected for your project? What time of year can it be found?
Warm UP: Compare & contrast the solar and lunar eclipse. Define orbit, rotate, revolution, and revolve. Finish Lunar and Solar Eclipses. Answer questions for each model. InClass Activity: Students will demonstrate the solar and lunar eclipse using their models.
Watch 3 minute National Geographic section on Lunar ECLIPSE.
Tuesday: WArm Up Question: What is the difference with the umbra and penumbra. Draw their location during a solar eclipse.
Review with Video on Solar Eclipse: Another Summary Solar & Lunar Eclipse video
Inclass Activity: Worksheet on Solar Eclipse. Have students use their notes and collect data from the computer. Answer the questions on the solar eclipse. End Class with Brainpop Video on Solar Eclipse. Have students take the quiz upon completion.
Warm Up: What are 3 similarities between lunar and solar eclipses?
Review Solar Eclipse - Check for understanding. Make an organizer
Reasons for the Seasons (5 min. 20 seconds)
What causes the seasons? (10 minutes)
Warm Up: What is the degree that the earth is titled? How would our seasons change if the earth did not have a tilt?
Finish Seasons... Notes:
How Do Scientist Work together to Solve Problems????