Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/23/2010 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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Monday:
Class starts at 9:40
Introduction and rules/ book handouts
Start introductory lab on gravity - due during class on tuesday
ASSIGN rules and extra credit- due on Friday
Tuesday:
Collect early rule and info sheets
Conduct/ finish gravity lab
COLLECT gravity lab
Discuss problem of misconception and its effect on science
Redo lab with camera-
Wednesday:
Collect rest of rule sheets
Show Movie on Ancient Astronomy
Hand out ancient astronomy booklet
Begin discussion of Ancient Astronomy
Discuss origin of calendar and its uses
Thursday:
Begin discussion of people from ancients to GREEKS
Discuss major contributions of Copernicus, Brahe, Galileo, Keplar
ASSIGN worksheet on Ancient Astronomy- due on Friday
Friday:
Collect extra credit
collect worksheet on Ancient Astronomy
Finish discussion of Newton and Begin the discussion of The Forces of Astronomy
 
 
 
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