Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 15.16 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/14/2015 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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Monday:
main idea: discuss gravity
discussion: what is gravity, watch youtube videos, go over newtons law of universal gravity, how does it attract, GO TO GENERAL RULES DEALING WITH MATTER AND GRAVITY
assessment: Assign extra credit
collect 3.2 wrk- force and inerta
Assign wrk 3.3 (gravity basics) due on Wednesday
Assign words of Week- due on Friday
Tuesday:
main idea: Difference between mass and weight
discussion: 10th grade testing (4 students gone)
Picture day
finish discussion of gravity and Einstein's idea
NOTES UNTIL LIGHT SECTION
assessment: remind of worksheet due.
Wednesday:
main idea: What is light?
discussion: History field trip (half of class gone)
discuss what light is/ how light moves/ and basic properties of light
DEMO- light as energy and electric and magnetic waves and telescope collecting light
NOTES UNTIL ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
assessment:
collect 3.3 wrk
Assign 3.4 due on Friday
Thursday:
main idea: What is Electromagnetic Spectrum
discussion: 10th grade testing
what is the speed of light/ is it constant/ what is the doppler effect. what is the EMS how are the types of light alike? How are they different? How does astronomy use each type
DEMO- different energies of light and doppler effect
assessment:
notes
Friday:
main idea: How does astronomy use the Electromagnetic spectrum
discussion: Finish light notes
assessment: collect wrk 3.4
assign wrk 3.5 The electromagnetic spectrum- due on Monday
collect words of week
collect extra credit
 
 
 
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