Lesson Plans
Astronomy 2nd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/08/2010 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
Main Idea: How does the basics measurements of Saturn make it different from jupiter?
Discussion: Start Saturn notes - size and atmosphere
Assessment: Collect Jupiter moons worksheet
ASSIGN saturn worksheet- due on Wednesday
Assign extra credit- due on friday
Main Idea: How is Saturn's weather similar to Earth's and Jupiter's?
Discussion: Finish discussion of atm. Start discussion of heat and magnetic field of Saturn
View Saturn video
Worksheet due Tomorrow
Main Idea: What are the rings of Saturn. 2 What are the special characterisitcs of Saturn's moons
Discussion: Finish discussion of the PLANET Saturn.
Watch video on rings start discussion on moons
collect worksheet 1
ASSIGN worksheet on Saturn's moons and rings
Main Idea: Answer any remaining questions on Saturn and Jupiter
Discussion: Finish moon discussion
Assessment: Collect moon worksheet
Oral review for a test
Main Idea:1. Show mastery of Jupiter and Saturn
Discussion: Test over Jupiter and Saturn
Test over Jupiter and Saturn
Collect extra credit

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