October 16

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF OCTOBER 15, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Go over notes on Star properties from Friday

2)  Go over sun questions from Thursday

3)  Review for Sun Quiz

4)  Play kahoot review game

TUESDAY:  1)  Sun quiz

2)  Discuss the interstellar  medium

3)  Star properties / interstellar medium questions

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Go over Quiz

2)  Stamp and go over Tuesday’s questions

3)  Work on unit review sheet

THURSDAY:  1)   Stamp and go over review sheet

2)  Sun Lab

FRIDAY:  1)  Unit test on Sun and Star Properties

2)  Read October Sky

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Study for Quiz

TUESDAY:  Finish questions if needed

WEDNESDAY:  Finish unit review sheet if needed

THURSDAY:  Study for unit test tomorrow

FRIDAY:  NONE / READ

 

October 5

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF OCTOBER 8, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Go over solar system test

2)  Discuss the Sun

3)  The Sun song

TUESDAY:  1)  Discuss the nuclear reactions in the Sun

2)  Video:  Secrets of the Sun with questions

WEDNESDAY:  PSAT DAY – Class will not meet today

THURSDAY:  EARLY RELEASE DAY

1)  October Sky Quiz #3 (chapters 12-17)

2)  Discuss Solar Activity

FRIDAY:  1)  Finish any notes about solar activity

2)  Video:  Dark Future for our Sun with quesitons

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / READ

TUESDAY:  Read October Sky – quiz on Thursday over chapters 12-17

WEDNESDAY:  Read October Sky – quiz on Thursday over chapters 12-17

THURSDAY:  NONE / READ

FRIDAY:  NONE / READ

September 29

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF OCTOBER 1, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Discuss Uranus, Neptune and Pluto

2)  Chapter 10 questions – (pg 274-275) Questions for Review #4, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16 and Test Yourself #1, 3, 5, 6, 7

3)  Read October Sky if time

TUESDAY:  1)  Go over chapter 10 questions

2)  Discuss Meteoroids and Asteroids

3)  Read October Sky if time

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Discuss Comets and Giant Impacts

2)  Chapter 11 questions

3)  Unit review sheet

THURSDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over review sheet

2)  Sun Lab

FRIDAY:  1)  Solar System Test

2)  Read October Sky

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / READ

TUESDAY:  NONE / READ

WEDNESDAY:  Finish review sheet

THURSDAY:  Study for test

FRIDAY:  NONE / READ

September 14

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over Venn Diagram for the inner planets

2)  Stamp and go over chapter 9 questions

3)  Review for inner solar system quiz

4)  Kahoot – inner solar system

TUESDAY:  1)  Discuss Jupiter

2)  Inner Solar System Quiz

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Go over inner solar system quiz

2)  Video:  Jupiter – The Giant Planet

THURSDAY:  1)  October Sky Quiz #2 ( chapters 6-11 )

2)  Sun Lab

FRIDAY:  1)  Go over October Sky Quiz

2)  Discuss Saturn

3)  Start video:  Saturn – Lord of the Rings

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Study for inner solar system quiz

TUESDAY:  NONE / READ

WEDNESDAY:  NONE / READ (Quiz tomorrow – chapters 6-11)

THURSDAY:  NONE / READ

FRIDAY:  Read October Sky ( next quiz is 10/10 over chapters 12-17 )

September 7

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Light and Telescopes Test

2)  Discuss basics of the solar system

TUESDAY:  1)  Go over Light and Telescopes Test

2)  Discuss Mercury

3)  Make Sun dome

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Discuss Venus

2)  Start Video: Mars the New Evidence

THURSDAY:  1)  Sun Lab

2)   Finish Video:  Mars – The New Evidence

FRIDAY:  1)  discuss Mars

2)  chapter 9 questions

3)  Venn Diagram for the inner planets

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / READ

TUESDAY:  NONE / READ

WEDNESDAY:  NONE / READ

THURSDAY:  NONE / READ

FRIDAY:  Finish venn diagram if needed / Inner solar system quiz on Tuesday / Finish chapter 9 questions if needed (pg 250 Questions for Reveiw #1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15 and / Test Yourself # 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 )

September 4

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  NO SCHOOL

TUESDAY:  1)  Spectroscopy webquest:      https://sites.google.com/site/specquest/part-1-electromagnetic-spectrum

2)  Any remaining time read October Sky

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over webquest

2)  Discuss Chapter 5 – Telescopes

3)  October Sky Quiz 1 (chapters 1-5)

THURSDAY:  1)  Finish chapter 5 discussion if needed

2)  Go over October Sky Quiz

3)  Chapter 5 questions –

FRIDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over chapter 5 questions

2)  Work on unit review sheet

3)  Stamp and go over unit review sheet

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / READ

TUESDAY:  Read chapters 1-5 of October Sky – Quiz tomorrow

WEDNESDAY:  NONE / READ

THURSDAY:   Finish chapter 5 questions if needed

FRIDAY:  Study for test over light and telescopes (chapters 4-5 in textbook) on Monday

 

August 27

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF AUGUST 27, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Start working on Timelines

TUESDAY:  1)  Go over constellation quiz from Friday

2)  Finish timelines – due at the end of the period

WEDNESDAY:  EARLY RELEASE

  1. Start discussion of chapter 4 – Light and Atoms

THURSDAY:  1)  Finish discussion on chapter 4 – Light and Atoms

2)  Constellation Finder lab

3)  Work on questions for chapter 4

FRIDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over chapter 4 questions

2)  Gas tubes / diffraction glasses

3)  Read October Sky if time remains

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Print out / work on anything needed for timeline

TUESDAY:  NONE / READ

WEDNESDAY:  NONE / READ

THURSDAY:  Finish chapter 4 questions assigned in class

FRIDAY:  Read October Sky – first quiz on Wed. 9/5 over chapters 1-5

August 17

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF AUGUST 20, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Introduce constellation project

2)  Go to media center to do research and make power point

TUESDAY:  1) Present power points

2)  Wrap cardboard for 3-D constellation part of project

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Finish presentations if needed

2)  Start on 3-D constellations

THURSDAY:  1)  Review for constellation quiz

2)  Lab 2.2 constellation finder

3)  Finish 3-D constellations if needed

FRIDAY:  1)  Constellation Quiz

2)  Make Timeline

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Finish presentation if needed

TUESDAY:  NONE

WEDNESDAY:  NONE

THURSDAY:  Gather data for timeline

FRIDAY:  Finish timeline if needed

August 13

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF AUGUST 13, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Collect Earth / Sun Distance lab

2) Discuss Moon Surface ( notes )

3)  Video:  The Day the Moon Was Gone – Universe Series ( with questions)

TUESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over unit 1 review questions

2)  Moon Hoax reading with questions

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over article questions

2)  Unit 1 Test

THURSDAY:  1)  Go over Unit 1 Test

2)  Start Apollo 13 with questions

FRIDAY:  1)  Discuss Constellations

2)  Continue with Apollo 13 video

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Finish Unit 1 Review Sheet – no late work accepted

TUESDAY:  Study for unit 1 test

WEDNESDAY:  NONE

THURSDAY:  NONE

FRIDAY:  NONE

 

August 6

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF AUGUST 6, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Complete student information sheet – turn in

2)  Complete seasons worksheet – hold onto answers to go over tomorrow

3)  Complete Angular Height lab – turn in at the end of the period

TUESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over seasons worksheet

2)  Review for quiz

3)  Moon Phase Lab

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Seasons and Moon Phases Quiz

2)  Finish Moon Phase lab if needed

3)  Eclipse Article and Questions

THURSDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over article questions

2)  Go over quiz

3)  Discuss Eclipses – notes

FRIDAY:  1)  Discuss Tides and possible Moon Origins

2)  Earth / Sun Distance lab

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Finish Angular Height Lab

TUESDAY:  Study for quiz

WEDNESDAY:  Finish reading / questions if needed

THURSDAY;  NONE

FRIDAY:  NONE