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

May 4

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF MAY 7, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY;  1)  Go over galaxy quiz

2)  Discuss chapter 17 – Galaxies with Active Nuclei

3)  Start lab 14.3  – Recession velocities

TUESDAY;  1)  Discuss Chapter 18 – Cosmology

2)  Finish lab 14.3 – Recession Velocities

3)  Chapter 17/18 questions

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over chapter 17/18 questions

2)  Ballooning Universe Lab

3)  Work on unit review sheet

THURSDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over unit review sheet

2)  Expanding Universe lab

FRIDAY:  1)  Galaxy – Universe Test

2)  Finish Expanding Universe lab if needed

3)  Sun Lab Questions

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE

TUESDAY:  Finish chapter 17/18 questions if needed

WEDNESDAY:  Finish unit review sheet if needed

THURSDAY:  Study for Galaxy – Universe Test

FRIDAY:  NONE

April 30

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF APRIL 30, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Go over Test

2)  Discuss chapter 15 – The Milky Way Galaxy

3)  Read October Sky – quiz is Thursday 5/3 (chapter 23-Epilogue)

TUESDAY:  1)  Discuss chapter 16 ( slides 1-6)

2)  Lab 14.1 Size Distance Ratios

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Finish chapter 16 discussion

2)  Chapter 15/16 questions

3)  Stamp and go over Questions

THURSDAY:  1)  Review for chapter 15/16 quiz

2)  October Sky Quiz ( chapter 23 – Epilogue )

Friday:  1)  Chapter 15-16 quiz

2)  Sun Lab

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / READ

TUESDAY:  NONE / READ

WEDNESDAY: Last reading quiz tomorrow on October Sky – chapters 23 – Epilogue

THURSDAY:  Study for chapter 15 -16 quiz

FRIDAY:  NONE

 

April 20

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF APRIL 23, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Star birth through lightweight stars quiz

2)  Discuss middle and heavy weight stars

TUESDAY:  1)  Star life webquest

2)  Unit review sheet

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over review sheet

2)  Stamp and go over webquest

3)  Complete flow chart of star life cycles

4)  Start video:  Life and Death of a Star with questions

THURSDAY:  1)  Star life cycle unit Test

2)  Finish Life and Death of a Star video

FRIDAY:  1)  Sun Lab

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / Read

TUESDAY:  Finish review sheet if needed

WEDNESDAY:  Study for Star life cycle test

THURSDAY:  NONE / Read

FRIDAY:  NONE / Read

April 13

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF APRIL 16, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Go over Test – Sun and Star Properties

2)  Discuss Flyweights

3)  Read October Sky

TUESDAY:  1)  October Sky Quiz #4 (chapters 18-23)

2)  Complete Star birth and flyweight questions

3)  Stamp and go over star birth and flyweight questions

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Go over October Sky Quiz

2)  Lab 10.3 Nomograms

THURSDAY:  1)  Collect outstanding labs

2)  Discuss lightweight stars

3)  Work on quiz review sheet

FRIDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over quiz review sheet

2)  Sun Lab

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  October Sky Quiz #4 tomorrow (chapters 18-23)

TUESDAY:  NONE / Read

WEDNESDAY:  Finish lab if needed

THURSDAY:  Finish review sheet if needed

FRIDAY:  Study for quiz on Monday

April 9

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF APRIL 9, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Go over Sun Quiz from Friday

2)  Discuss chapter 9 notes taken on Friday

3)  Copy chapter 10 notes

TUESDAY:  1)  Discuss chapter 10 notes taken Monday

2)  Chapter 9/10 questions

3)  Stamp and go over chapter 9/10 questions

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Video:  Dark Future of our Sun with questions

2)  Work on unit review Sheet

THURSDAY:  1) Stamp and go over unit review sheet

2)  Sun lab

FRIDAY:  1)  Sun and star property test

2)  Read October Sky

3)  Start star birth discussion

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / Read October Sky

TUESDAY:  NONE / Read October Sky

WEDNESDAY:  Finish unit review sheet

THURSDAY:  Study for unit test

FRIDAY:  NONE / Read October Sky – quiz on Tuesday 4/17 over chapters 18-23

March 27

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF MARCH 26, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1) Discuss Chapter 8 section 1 – the Sun

2)  Sun Song

3)  Video:  Secrets of the Sun – Universe series with quesitons

TUESDAY:  1)  Discuss chapter 8 section 2 – Nuclear Reactions in the Sun

2)  Convection vs. Radiation energy transfer demo

3)  Read October Sky

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Discuss Chapter 8 section 3 – Solar Activity

2)  Complete sun questions – get stamped

3)  Go over Sun questions

4)  Make Sun Domes for solar tracking lab

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

2)  Review Chapter 8 for Sun Quiz tomorrow

3)  If time permits – start discussion of chapter 9 (Characteristics of stars)

FRIDAY:  1)  Chapter 8  Quiz – the Sun

2)  If there is Sun – first sun lab / If no sun – Continue chapter 9 discussion

3)  Go over October Sky Quiz from yesterday

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  NONE / READ

TUESDAY:  NONE / READ

WEDNESDAY:  NONE / READ – October Sky Quiz tomorrow over chapters 12-17

THURSDAY:  Study for Chapter 8 quiz over the Sun

FRIDAY:  NONE / READ – ENJOY SPRING BREAK!!

March 16

ASTRONOMY – WEEK OF MARCH 19, 2018

CLASSWORK:

MONDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over chapter 24 reading guide

2)  Chapter 25 reading guide

TUESDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over chapter 25 reading guide

2)  Discuss additional points over chapter 24 and 25

3)  Planet comparison sheet

WEDNESDAY:  1)  Video:  Deadly Comets and Meteors with questions

2)  Work on Review Sheet

THURSDAY:  1)  Stamp and go over review sheet

2)  Kahoot Review game over the Solar System

3)  Read October Sky if there is extra time

FRIDAY:  1)  Solar System Unit Test

2)  Sun Song

3)  Read October Sky if extra time

 

HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:  Finish chapter 25 reading guide if needed

TUESDAY:  Finish planet comparison sheet if needed

WEDNESDAY:  Finish review sheet if needed

THURSDAY:  Study for solar system unit test

FRIDAY:  NONE / Read October Sky (next quiz is Thursday 3/29 over chapters 12-17)