Astronomy Concepts

Kahoot Review Game :

https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/bce2dd2c-d5ea-4539-a562-45becf611abe

Quizizz Game Codes :

007589          119409

768070          414532

983818          501435

004943          433464

590258          599386

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October 23 - 27

Monday: I can identify a theory of how the universe began.

     Big Bang Article

     Cosmic Evolution Video - Crash Course

     Spectrograph Video Explanation

      Light-year - Speed of Light Video

                 Answer “I Can” statements as a reference

Tuesday: Answer “I Can” statements as a reference

     Football Review Game

Wednesday: Kahoot and Quizizz Reviews (on iPads)

           Composition Book Check

Thursday: END OF QUARTER 1 - Astronomy FINAL

Friday: No School - Teacher Work Day



October 16 -20

Monday: I can determine the shape of the Milky Way Galaxy.

    Finish Scientific Drawing : Life Cycle of a Star and turn in.

    Galaxies

    Crash Course Galaxies Video

Tuesday: I can identify who was the first to explain the geocentric model.

     Fathers of Astronomy PPT and Activity Part A, B and C.

Wednesday: I can identify how the outer planets are different than the four

                        inner planets.

             Proportional Planets Worksheet and Example

                        Planet Thinking Map -2 facts

Thursday:  I can explain why gravity and inertia keep planets in orbit.

        Comets vs. Asteroids Venn Diagram Worksheet

        PPT

        Replicating Planetary Ellipses Video

Friday: I can state the difference between meteors, meteoroids, and

             meteorites.

 Virtual Lab - Computer Lab 403 & 703

 Meteors, Meteoroids and Meteorites  PPT


October 9 - 13 → GARCIA IS GONE ALL WEEK

Monday: I can identify when a star’s life begins.

    Life Cycle of a Star Video

    Fill out guided notes

Tuesday: I can explain the difference between absolute and apparent magnitude.

    Guided Reading Notes  Textbook 103-109

    Absolute vs. Apparent Magnitude Crash Course Video

    Take notes on page 48 - Define Luminosity, apparent and absolute magnitudes

    HR Diagram Video

    Begin the HR Diagram Worksheet Front & Back (If there is time.)

Wednesday: I can determine the chemical composition of a star using a spectrograph.

Start/Finish HR Diagram Worksheet  Front & Back

Crash Course Astronomy : Stars

Choose a Star from this list

Begin the  Scientific Drawing : Life Cycle of a Star (If there is time.)

Thursday: I can illustrate the different stages of a star’s life.

       Choose a Star from this list        

       Finish Scientific Drawing : Life Cycle of a Star

       Life cycle of a Star video

       Life of a Star (14 min)

Friday: I can determine the shape of the Milky Way Galaxy.

 Finish Scientific Drawing : Life Cycle of a Star and turn in.

 Galaxies

 Crash Course Galaxies Video


October 2 - 6

Monday: I can explain how the sun produces light.

    The Sun Foldable Instructions

    Sun Foldable Example

    Textbook pages 56-57 , pages 58-59 , page 60

Tuesday: I can explain how the sun is the most powerful force in our solar system.

    The Sun Foldable Instructions

    Sun Foldable Example

    Textbook pages 56-57 , pages 58-59 , page 60

Wednesday: BURBIDGE TEACHING

I can compare distances between the earth, sun and moon.

Finish The Sun Foldable

Watch Crash Course - The Sun

Complete the Paper Punch Moon Activity

Thursday: No School - Non Contract Day     

Friday: No School - Non Contract Day September 25 - 29

Monday:  I can identify features of the moon.

     WU: Down on the Moon Worksheet

     Features on the Moon  PPT

     Motion, More Motion (Moon Project Presentations Continued)

Tuesday: I can explain the effects of the great space race.

    Race to the Moon Activity
    Race to the Moon Activity Questions

    Who Won the Space Race? Video

    Life as an Astronaut Video

   Questions No One Knows the Answers to Video

Wednesday: I can recall the important facts about the moon.

            Moon Quiz Review

Thursday:  I can recall the important facts about the moon.

       Astronomy Quiz 2 - The Moon - Phases/Eclipses/Tides

Friday: I can figure out how many Earth diameters fit across the sun.

 Great Ball of Fire September 18 - 22

Monday:  I can list the phases of the moon in order.  

     Phases of the moon

     Vocabulary PPT

     Origins of the Moon Video

Tuesday: I can explain the difference between lunar and solar eclipses.

    Vocabulary PPT

    Eclipses / Tides

Wednesday: I can explain how a “day” and a “year” are the same on the moon.

Eclipses / Tides

Motion, More Motion (Moon Project)

Thursday: I can explain how spring and neap tides are created.

      Motion, More Motion (Moon Project)

      Present / Answer questions

      Chapter 1 Section 2 Worksheet

Friday: I can demonstrate the phases of the moon.

 Motion, More Motion (Moon Project)

             Chapter 1 Section 2 Worksheet

September 11 - 15

Monday: I can explain how the Earth has seasons.

     Seasons of the Year PPT

     Revolution Demo Review

     Flashlight Revolution Lab

Tuesday: I can explain how the tilt of Earth’s axis affects seasons.

    Flashlight Revolution Lab

Wednesday: I can demonstrate where the sun hits Earth’s surface during summer solstice.

Hours of Daylight

Flashlight Revolution Lab

Key Concept Review

Thursday: I can explain why we only see one side of the moon.

       Flashlight Lab Test Out

       Moon Origins / Phases

Friday: Quiz 1 - Chapter 1

 I can list the phases of the moon in order.

 Flashlight Lab Test Out

 Moon Origins / Phases

 Variable Review - GMM


September 4 - 8

Monday: NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

Tuesday: I can explain why the Earth rotates.

                 Rotation ~ 6 Evidences Notes   PPT

    What is a Leap Year? website link

     Sidewalk Chalk Shadow Tracing Activity (activity canceled due to smoke)

Wednesday: I can explain how the Earth’s rotation causes day and night.

            Earth’s rotation

Astronomy Vocabulary

Read Pages 14-21

Thursday:  I can provide evidence that the Earth is round.

        Four Evidences that the Earth is Round PPT

        Read Pages 14-21

Friday: I can explain the difference between revolution and rotation.

  Earth’s Revolution

  Revolution Demonstration - Light and Globe

  Revolution/Rotation Project - test students before class ends

  Crash Course Kids Video 8.1 - Rotation and Revolution



August 28 - September 1

Monday: I can list the steps of the scientific method.

                Petals around the Roses Wrkst and PPT

Tuesday: I can list the steps of the scientific method.

     Vocabulary

    Bioglyphs

Wednesday:  I can determine the differences between accuracy and precision, and I can determine the differences between independent, dependent, and control variables.

Vocabulary

            Simpson’s Variable PPT

Thursday: I can analyze information to draw conclusions.

        Lab Safety Guidelines - Sign Handout and Bring Back

        Finish Vocabulary

        Scientific Method Quiz

Friday: I can find 3 things I am interested in learning more about during our Astronomy Unit.

             Astronomy Pre Assessment

  Introduction Video : One, Two, Three

  Moon Hoax Videos : One, Two, Three, Four, Five


August 23-25

Wednesday: First Day of School

         I can explain Mrs. Garcia’s classroom expectations.

                 Classroom Expectations PPT

What it means to be a Hawk

                  4 Truths and a Lie

Thursday: I can explain Mrs. Garcia’s classroom expectations.

                   Classroom Expectations PPT

       What it means to be a Hawk

Friday:  I can explain Mrs. Garcia’s classroom expectations.

              Classroom Expectations PPT

  What it means to be a Hawk

 Picture Day