Lesson Plans
Astronomy 3rd Q 16.17 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/06/2017 Instructor: Patrick Merrick Academics
Discussion: Review definition, naming, motion, speed, placement, magnitude, temperature, location in sky.
Review Altitude and Azimuth system.
If time start declination
Assessment: assign wrk 18.5 due on Wednesday
assign extra credit- due on Friday
assign words of week
Discussion: 5 juniors gone for ACT
discuss declination
If time start Right ascension
Assessment: quiz over stars and constellations
Discussion: Review declination
start discussion of Right Ascension
hand out sheets on constellations and stars
Assessment: collect wrk 18.5
quiz over summer stars
Discussion: 2 Juniors gone for MCA
finish discussion of RA and Dec
Assessment: assign words of chapter - due on Friday
Discussion: 2 sophomores gone for MCA
Have students take star drawing quiz
then in groups of 2-3 have them redraw sky and label all stars
Assessment: collect extra credit
take quiz
turn in partner maps
collect words of chapter 18 part 2