Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/23/2010 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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
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-
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
Begin discussion of people from ancients to GREEKS
Discuss major contributions of Copernicus, Brahe, Galileo, Keplar
ASSIGN worksheet on Ancient Astronomy- due on 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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