Lesson Plans
Astronomy 1st Q 17.18 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/11/2017 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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Monday:
main idea: Who were the pioneers of Astronomy
discussion: TEACHER GONE
Start notes on Chapter 2-Pioneers of Astronomy- discuss Thales, Pythagoras, and the flat Earth
Discuss Aristotle and the rest of the Greek contribution
assessment: collect assignment from chapter 1
Assign wrk 2.1 due on Wednesday
Tuesday:
main idea: Who were the pioneers of Astronomy
discussion: TEACHER GONE
continue notes on Chapter 2-Pioneers of Astronomy- discuss Thales, Pythagoras, and the flat Earth
Discuss Aristotle and the rest of the Greek contribution
assessment: remind wrk 2.1 due on Wednesday
Wednesday:
main idea: renaissance astronomers
discussion: Hand back assignment- discuss how to do corrections
start Copernicus
Discuss Copernicus, Brahe, Keplar and his laws, and Newton
Assessment:
assessment: collect assignment worksheet 2.1
assign worksheet 2.2 do on Friday
Thursday:
main idea: laws of astronomy
discussion: Discuss "transition" astronomers- finish chapter 2 notes
discuss force, Inertia, and Kepler's Laws
DEMO with inertia
assessment: remind of assignment due on Friday
Friday:
main idea: Laws of astronomy
discussion: finish discussion of forces and inertia and Newton's laws
assessment: collect AND CORRECT assignment in class
collect extra credit
 
 
 
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