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Friday, August 29, 2014

Week 3 - Galaxies

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

Please start bringing a smart phone, tablet, or laptop to class if you have one (optional).
FREE Apps for Class: NearPod, Socrative Student, and Gizmos by Explore Learning (iPad only).

Monday: Labor Day - No School

Tuesday: Due: Study Guide; In Class: Astronomy Quiz #1, Register for Online Resources, Ch. 34 Tutorial: Hubble's Law; HW: Finish Tutorial, Read Textbook pg. 816-825 (and take notes)

Wednesday: Due: Ch. 34 Tutorial: Hubble's Law; In Class: Field Trip to LENSC Planetarium; HW: Read pg. 796-803 and take notes

Thursday: Due: Read pg. 796-803; In Class: Gizmo (Demo) - Star Spectra, H-R DiagramHW: Gizmo: H-R Diagram

Friday: Due: Gizmo; In Class: Stellar Cycle Activity, Notes - The Stellar CycleHW: Read Textbook pg.  804-811 (and take notes) 

Friday, August 22, 2014

Week 2 - The Universe

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

Please start bringing a smart phone, tablet, or laptop to class if you have one.
FREE Apps for Class: NearPod, Socrative Student, and Gizmos by Explore Learning (iPad only).

Monday: Due: Science Binder (print this RUBRIC), covered Textbook, 4-Choice Processing of Article, explore website "Scale of the Universe" (link to the right); In Class: Scale of the Universe, Article Discussion, Finish Video, Notes - The Big Bang; HW: Field Trip Permission Slip

Tuesday: Due: Field Trip Permission Slip; In Class: Notes - EM Spectrum and Speed of Light, light year, parallax, Doppler Effect, Atomic Structure; HW: Write 5 Questions

Wednesday: Due: 5 Questions; In Class: Field Trip to LENSC Planetarium; HW: Study for Quiz, Download NearPod App

Thursday: Due: Download NearPod App; In Class: NearPod Quiz - History of the Universe, Demo - Element Spectra, Activity - Doppler Effect and the Expanding Universe; HW: Download NearPod App, Steps #1-3 of Doppler Lab Complete, Study for Quiz

Friday: Due: Download NearPod App, Study for Quiz; In Class: NearPod Notes - EM Spectrum and Doppler Effect, Finish Doppler Effect ActivityHW: Study for the Quiz, Finish Doppler Effect Conclusion Questions and Graph

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Week 1 - Scientific Method

Monday - No School

Tuesday - No School for Students

Wednesday - No School for Students

Thursday - Due: None; In Class: "The Box" Challenge, Review Syllabus, Complete Student Information Form, Getting to Know You; HW: Signed Contracts, Read Textbook pages 825-832 sections 34.5-end of Ch. 34

Friday - Due: Signed Contracts, Read TXT pg. 825-832 sec. 34.5-end; In Class: Physical Science Pre-Test, Video - Beyond the Big Bang; HW: Book Cover, Science Binder (print this RUBRIC),Click on the Link (right) "Scale of the Universe - Interactive!" and explore, 4 Choice Processing - "The Shape of the Universe"