Friday, January 29, 2016

Week 3 - The Sun and Properties of Matter

"Equipped with his five senses, 
man explores the universe around him 
and calls the adventure science."  
~ Edwin Hubble

Monday 2/1:
Due:  H-R diagram Gizmo Packet and Online Questions (deadline extended to Tuesday)
In Class:  Finish Stellar Cycle Activity, Challenge Cards, Stellar Concept Map
HW:  Study for Astronomy Quiz #2 H-R diagram Gizmo Packet and Online Questions 

Tuesday 2/2:
Due:  H-R diagram Gizmo Packet and Online Questions 
In Class:  Notes and Discussion - The Sun (PIN: VQKZA)
HW: Read and Take Notes pg. 767-773 (sec. 32.1-32.3)

Wednesday 2/3:
Due:  Notes pg. 767-773 (sec. 32.1-32.3)
In Class:  Activity - Life Cycle of the Sun, Video - The Life and Death of a Star
HW: Study for Astronomy Quiz #2

Thursday 2/4:
Due:  Study for Astronomy Quiz #2
In Class:  Astronomy Quiz #2, Notes - Properties of Matter (NearPod), Pre-Lab - Ups and Downs of Density
HW: Bring in Density Objects ziplock bag

Friday 2/5:
Due: Density Objects in a ziplock bag
In Class:  Lab - Density of Irregular Solids, Lab - Ups and Downs of Density
HW:  Gizmo - Slice & Dice / Density Laboratory

Friday, January 22, 2016

Week 2 - Stars

Monday 1/25:
Due: None
In Class: Finish Notes - The Big Bang Theory, Demo - Element Spectra, Activity - Doppler Effect and the Changing Universe, Binder Grading

Tuesday 1/26:
Due: None
In Class: Finish Doppler Lab, Lab Quiz - Doppler Effect and the Expanding Universe (NearPod), Review for Quiz #1
HW: Quiz #1 Study Guide

Wednesday 1/27:
Due:  Quiz #1 Study Guide
In Class: Astronomy Quiz #1 (NearPod), Gizmo - Star Spectra
HW: Read pg. 799-803 and take notes, Star Spectra Gizmo Online Questions

Thursday 1/28:
Due: Notes on pg. 799-803, Online Gizmo Questions
In Class:  H-R Diagram, Stellar Cycle Activity
HW: Notes on pg. 804-809 

Friday 1/29:
Due: Notes on pg. 804-809 
In Class: Notes - The Star Cycle, Online Textbook Registration
HW: Gizmo - H-R Diagram (download, print, complete packet and answer online questions)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Week 1 - The Universe

"In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth 
the humble reasoning of a single individual."  
~ Galileo Galilei

Monday 1/18: No School

Tuesday 1/19:
Due: None
In Class: Review Syllabus, Complete Student Information Form, Learning Styles Inventory
HW: Signed Contracts, Read Textbook pages 825-832 sections 34.5-end of Ch. 34, Click on the Link (right) "Scale of the Universe - Interactive!" and explore

Wednesday 1/20:

Due: Signed Contracts, Read TXT pg. 825-832 sec. 34.5-end, Click on the Link (right) "Scale of the Universe" and explore for discussion
In Class: Physical Science Pre-Test, Our Galactic Address, Video - Beyond the Big Bang;
HW: Book Cover, Science Binder (RUBRIC), Take notes on pg. 825-832

Thursday 1/21:
Due: Cover Textbook, notes on pg. 825-832
In Class: Discuss "Scale of the Universe", Finish Video
HW: Read and Take Notes on pg. 816-825

Friday 1/22:

Due: Assembled Science Binder, Read and Take Notes on pg. 816-825
In Class: Notes Quiz - History of the Universe, Article - Scientific Laws, Theories, Hypotheses and Venn Diagram, Notes and Discussion on Big Bang Theory, EM Spectrum
HW: Quiz #1 Study Guide