Thursday, May 21 C

Period 1 Class:
-watch planet movies

Period 6 Class:
-take quiz on planetary motion
-when finished, work on vocab for Ch 30 (Stars)
HW:
-pecha kuchas start tomorrow!

Period 8 Class and LAB:
-same as Per 6, also watch more of Apollo 13
HW:
-pecha kuchas start tomorrow!

Tuesday, May 19 A

Period 1 Class:
-discuss project; look at apod (Hubble galaxy cluster)
-PPT on The Sun n worksheet
HW:
-sun worksheet checked tomorrow (Wed)
-planet movie due Thurs, 5/21

Period 3 Class:
-review for quiz tomorrow
-Watch Secrets of the Sun and do w/s http://www.history.com/shows/the-universe/videos/the-universe-secrets-of-the-sun
HW:
-quiz tomorrow (Wed)
-Pecha Kucha project finished by Fri, 5/22

Period 6 Class:
-review for Thurs quiz
HW:
-quiz Thurs
-Pecha Kucha project finished by Fri, 5/22

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Monday, May 18 D

Period 3 Class:
-review grading rubric for pecha kucha astronomy project
-finish PPT on the Planets and begin working on review sheet
HW:
-review sheet will be checked tomorrow, 5/19
-Quiz is Thurs, 5/21
-pecha kuchas (and bibliography) due Fri, 5/22 and presentations start Tues, 5/25

Period 6 Class and LAB:
-same as per 3
-watch The Universe: Secrets of the Sun video and answer questions
HW:
-review sheet will be checked tomorrow, Tues 5/19
-Quiz is Thurs, 5/21
-pecha kuchas (and bibliography) due Fri, 5/22 and presentations start that same day

Period 8 Class:
-same as per 3
-vocab squares for ch 29
HW:
-review sheet will be checked Wed, 5/20
-Quiz is Thurs, 5/21
-pecha kuchas (and bibliography) due Fri, 5/22 and presentations start that same day

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Friday, May 15 C

Period 1 Class:
-work in room 501 on videos (due next Thurs 5/21)

Period 6 Class:
-work in room 501 on projects
HW:
-Tues, 5/19: study guide due
-Thurs, 5/21 quiz
-Fri, 5/22- pecha kucha presentations and bibliography due

Period 8 Class and LAB:
-finish The Planets PPT (see yesterday’s posts)
-The Biggest Stars in the Universe
HW:
-Wed, 5/20: study guide due
-Thurs, 5/21 quiz
-Fri, 5/22- pecha kucha presentations and bibliography due

 

Thursday, May 14 B

Period 1 Class and LAB:
-test on solar system, Kepler’s Laws and star life cycle
-Secrets of the Sun http://www.history.com/shows/the-universe/videos/the-universe-secrets-of-the-sun
HW:
-planet videos due next Thurs, 5/21

Period 3 Class:
-meet in room 501 to work on projects
HW:
-review guide due Tues, 5/19
-quiz on Kepler’s Laws and Planets is Wed, 5/20
-astronomy pecha kucha presentations (and bibliography) due Fri, 5/22

Period 8 Class:
-The Planets PPT notes

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Wednesday, May 13 A

Period 1 Class:
-review for tomorrow’s test
HW:
-test tomorrow on planetary motion, solar system, star life cycle
-planet movie due Thurs, 5/21

Period 3 Class and LAB:
-meet in room 501 to worm on projects
-PPT on The Planets (finish tmrw)
-solar system animation http://janus.astro.umd.edu/SolarSystems/
-minutephysics videos
HW:
-astronomy pecha kucha due Fri, 5/22

Period 6 Class:
-finish PPT on The Planets
-minutephysics videos
-Ch 29 vocab squares
HW:
-astronomy pecha kucha due Fri 5/22

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Monday, May 11 C

Period 1 Class:
-warm-up: review star lifecycle and do mini PPT review
-intro HR diagram http://aspire.cosmic-ray.org/Labs/StarLife/support/HR_animated.swf
-socrative practice quizzes
HW:
-review sheet due Wed and test is Thurs
-final planet movie is due Thurs, 5/21

Period 6 Class:
-review Kepler’s hw (from last week)
-short ellipses lab
HW:
-work on pecha kucha (due 5/22)

Period 8 Class:
-Kepler h/o and short ellipses lab
-go to Room 501 to work on projects
HW:
-pecha kucha due Thurs 5/21

 

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