Lesson Plans
Astronomy 2nd Q 06.07 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/13/2006 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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Monday:
go over names and distances of stars

Discuss parallax and proper motion
Begin finding stars on charts (circumpolar stars)

ASSIGN worksheet on general stars -due on friday
ASSIGN extra credit
Tuesday:
No class -conferences
Wednesday:
Discuss magnitude (both apparent and absolute) and temperature of stars
Discuss how we know this information

continue stellar charting- finish winter and spring skys

Discuss night viewing on Sunday

Remind them thate ASSIGN is due on Friday
Thursday:
No class- conferences


GET PORTABLE PLANETARIUM FROM TRACY
Friday:
Collect extra credit
Collect assignment

Begin discussion of azimuth and altitude systems

Contine stellar charts- summer and fall

ASSIGN worksheet on constellations
 
 
 
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