Lesson Plans
Astronomy 3rd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/24/2011 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
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Monday:
Main Idea: What constellations and stars are in the winter sky and the circumpolar sky? What is the altitude and azimuth coordinate system
Discussion: Start with quiz, review alt/azi system. Story about Ursa major, label all stars in winter and circumpolar sky.
Assessment:
QUIZ over constellations
Assign worksheet #2- due on Wednesday
Assign extra credit-due friday
Tuesday:
Main Idea:
What constellations and stars are in the spring sky and the summer sky?
Discussion: Begin connecting stars and constellations. Tell story of Corvus and crater Start discussion of declination
Assessment:
on oral check on constellations
Wednesday:
Main Idea: Review all stars in night sky
Discussion: Quiz over spring and fall skies. Discuss Right Assension
Assessment:
Assign worksheet #3Assign
Thursday:
Main Idea:
Where are stars in the sky
Discussion: Review all constellations
Assessment:
Assign worksheet #4
Friday:
Main Idea:
Where are stars in the sky
Discussion: Review all constellations
Assessment:
on oral check on constellations
collect extra credit
 
 
 
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