Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/20/2012 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
THEME: Introduce Class
LESSON: Discuss the definition of Astronomy and hand out materials/ view video "heavens above"
ASSESSMENT: Rules sheet- due on Wed,
Weekly words due on Fri.
Extra credit due on Friday

THEME: Why and How astronomy started
LESSON: Discuss ebook idea. discuss calendar notes through year
ASSESSMENT: collect early rules, Assign wrksht 1 due on Thursday
THEME: How did astronomy affect the calendar
LESSON: notes on days, years, months, weeks
ASSESSMENT: remind of wrksht 1
THEME: The Greeks changed the way Astronomy was studied.
LESSON: discuss pioneers of astronomy notes through ptolemy.
ASSESSMENT: collect wrksht 1
THEME: How did Galileo, Kepler, Copernicus, and Newton change science.
LESSON: discuss how to make corrections
Discuss transition astronomers. Finish chapter 2 notes
ASSESSMENT: Assign wrksht 2 due on monday
collect extra credit