Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/22/2011 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
main idea Introduce class
discussion What is astronomy, Start video on "heavens above"
assessment Rules and Getting to know you sheet,- due on Wed. Assign Extra Credit,
main idea How and how started Astronomy
discussion finish video, hand out packet, discuss Who the astronomers were.
assessment Notes on packet, Assign work 1 due on Wed
main idea The Greeks changed the way Astronomy is studied
discussion Discuss corrections (due tomorrow)
assessment collect wrk 1 Assign wrk 2 Due on Friday
main idea How did Galileo, Kepler and Newton change science.
discussion Discuss transition Astronomers
assessment Notes

main idea What measurement tools are used in Astronomy
discussion Math and unit scales
assessment collect extra credit, collect wrk 2, Assign unit wrk