Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/22/2011 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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Monday:
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,
Tuesday:
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
Wednesday:
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
Thursday:
main idea How did Galileo, Kepler and Newton change science.
discussion Discuss transition Astronomers
assessment Notes

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