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Topics to be covered in Quarter 4

Study guide Quick Quiz 4/29 and 4/30

Welcome Letter/Syllabus

Date ...................
Period 4A...........................................................................................
Period 4B....................................................................................................
M 4/8 B Day
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No Drill

Review Quarter 3 Test
Assign new Buddy Clock
Q3 Reflect on goals (handed in) /Q4 New goals

Clean out binders (keep all Q3 work at home for review at end of quarter)

Keep in binder:
1. Syllabus (Front of binder)
2. Q4 Goal Sheet (CW #1)
3. APA Quick Guide (CW #2)
4. eTools: information on demand (CW #3)
5. Safety Contract (L/P #1)
6. Buddy Clock Q4 (L/P #2)
7. Extreme weather instructions and graphic organizer (L/P #3)

What do we know about space: group activity
(2 questions per topic handed in for classwork grade)

HW: Finish
Extreme weather assignment
DUE WEDNESDAY
T 4/9 A Day
No Drill

Assign new Buddy Clock
Q3 Reflect on goals (handed in) /Q4 New goals (CW #1)
Clean out binders (keep all Q3 work at home for review at end of quarter)
Keep in binder:
1. Syllabus (Front of binder)
2. Q4 Goal Sheet (CW #1)
3. APA Quick Guide (CW #2)
4. eTools: information on demand (CW #3)
5. Safety Contract (L/P #1)
6. Buddy Clock Q4 (L/P #2)
7. Extreme weather instructions and graphic organizer (L/P #3)

Extreme weather presentations. (Notes CW #4)


HW: Finish Extreme weather assignment Due
Chapter 26.1; compare and contrast ways to observe space (HW #1)
Chapter 26.2; define all vocabulary in bold/italics (HW #2)

W 4/10 B Day
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No Drill

Extreme weather presentations (Notes CW #4)

HW: Chapter 26.1; compare and contrast ways to observe space (HW #1)
Chapter 26.2; define all vocabulary in bold/italics (HW #2)
Th 4/11 A Day
No Drill

Extreme weather presentations finish

What do we know about space: group activity(CW #5)
(2 questions per topic handed in for classwork grade)

Go over Q3 quarterly test - persistent problems

HW:
Chapter 26 review. page. 676-677 #1-25, 27-28, 30-34(HW #3)
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F 4/12 B Day
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Drill #1: What are the 2 biggest problems with land based telescopes?

Finish extreme weather presentations
H.O.T. questions about extreme weather (handed in)

What do we know about space: group activity (CW #5)
(2 questions per topic handed in for classwork grade)

Video Notes: 400 Years of Telescopes (Available on Netflix) CW #6


HW: Chapter 26 review. pg. 676-677 #1-25, 27-28, 30-34 (HW #3)
M 4/15 A Day
Drill #1: What are the 2 biggest problems with land based telescopes?

H.O.T. Questions about extreme weather (handed in)
Video Notes: 400 Years of Telescopes (available on Netflix) CW #6

HW: 1. Design an experiment that will test the hypothesis that the Earth is rotating
2. Mapping activity page 682 of Textbook (HW #4)
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T 4/16 B Day
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Drill #2: How are days and weeks connected to the movement of the Earth?

Go over homework (Checked for grade)

Design and experiment. (LP #3)
With your 2 o'clock partners, design an experiment to test for rotation of the Earth. Include in write up: Question, hypothesis, IV/DV, materials, and detailed procedures. Bring materials to next class to run experiment.

HW: 1. Chapter 26 p. 682 map activity (HW #4)
2. create a graphic that will explain seasons on Earth. Use all pertinent vocabulary from Chapter 26.2 (HW #5)
W 4/17 A Day
Drill #2: How are days and weeks connected to the movement of the Earth?

Finish video: 400 years of Telescopes (CW #6)

Design and experiment. (LP #3)
With your 2 o'clock partners, design an experiment to test for rotation of the Earth. Include in write up: Question, hypothesis, IV/DV, materials, and detailed procedures. Bring materials to next class to run experiment.

HW: create a graphic that will explain seasons on Earth. Use all pertinent vocabulary from Chapter 26.2 (HW #5)
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Th 4/18 B Day
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Drill #3: How did Ptolemy know that the stars and planets were moving in our night sky?

Go over homework

Design-a-experiment - collect data (LP #3) - Delayed due to weather
Build an Astrolabe (LP #4)
Astrolabe drawing


Parallax activity

HW: 1. Find your latitude using astrolabe and Polaris (LP #4)
2. Use the internet to find out what astrophysicists think is responsible for causing an increase in the rate of acceleration for the expansion of the universe.
3. Finish any classwork not finished in class.
F 4/19 A Day
Drill #3:How did Ptolemy know that the stars and planets were moving in our night sky?

Go over homework

Build an Astrolabe
Astrolabe drawing

Parallax activity

HW: 1. Find your latitude using astrolabe and Polaris
2. Chapter 27.2 Questions #1-6
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M 4/22 B Day
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Drill #4: List all the words used by astrophysicists to describe the motion of planets.

Design-a-lab: Data collection, weather permitting

Ellipse Activity

HW: Write design-a-lab write up (Due Friday)
Textbook Section 27.2 answer questions #1-6
T 4/23 A Day
Drill #4: List all the words used by astrophysicists to describe the motion of planets


Ellipse Activity

Kepler's second law

HW: Up to page 3 of Kepler's second law activity

W 4/24 B Day
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Drill #5:What does Kepler's 1st law tell us?
What are the 3 units that are used to describe the distance of astronomical objects?

Finish Ellipse Activity
Kepler's Second Law Activity

HW: Finish Kepler's Law Activities
Chapter 27.1, 27.3, 27.4 Review pg. 710-711 #1-25, 35-37 (Due Wednesday)
Quick quiz Monday (10 multiple choice questions; Telescopes, parallax, Kepler's 3 laws)
Th 4/25
NO SCHOOL
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NO SCHOOL
F 4/26 A Day
Drill #5:What does Kepler's 1st law tell us?
What are the 3 units that are used to describe the distance of astronomical objects?

Kepler's Second Law Activity
Kepler's 3rd Law

HW: Chapter 27.1, 27.3, 27.4 Review pg. 710-711 #1-25, 35-37 Due TUESDAY
Quick quiz Tuesday (10 multiple choice questions; Telescopes, parallax, Kepler's 3 laws)
LAB WRITE UP For rotation student designed lab - Due Thursday

Study guide Quick Quiz 4/29 and 4/30
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Study guide Quick Quiz 4/29 and 4/30
M 4/29 B Day
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Drill #6: What does Kepler's 2nd law tell us? Why is using a space based telescope better for measuring parallax?

Quick Quiz

Kepler's 3rd Law
Review of Kepler's laws: a story or comic strip that would explain Kepler's laws to an elementary school student

HW: Chapter 27.1, 27.3, 27.4 Review pd. 710 and 711 #1-25, 35-37
T 4/30 A Day
Drill #6: What does Kepler's 2nd law tell us? Why is using a space based telescope better for measuring parallax


Kepler's 3rd Law finish
Review of Kepler's laws: a story or comic strip that would explain Kepler's laws to an elementary school student


HW: Comparison chart of planets (Due Thursday)
LAB WRITE UP (Due Thursday)
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W 5/1 B Day
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No Drill

Media Center for TRAILS post test
Video Notes: Big Bang

HW:
Comparison chart of planets (Due Friday)
planet vocabulary "key words" Ch. 27 (Due Friday)
Th 5/2 A Day
Substitute
No Drill

Media Center for TRAILS post test

HW: Observation of the moon (due monday)
Planet Vocabulary "Key words" Chapter 27 (due Monday)
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F 5/3 B Day
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Drill #7: What planet is most like Earth? Explain. What zone separates the inner from the outer planets? What characteristic

Big Bang Video Notes

HW:Moon Vocabulary handout (due Tuesday)
Observation of the moon
(due Tuesday)
M 5/6 A Day
Drill #7:In preparation for your quiz summarize Kepler's 3 laws

Quick Quiz.
Video Notes: Big Bang

HW: H.O.T. Questions Big Bang Due Wednesday
Moon Vocabulary handout (due Friday)
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T 5/7 B Day
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Drill #8: What does the big bang model explain? What theory explains the formation of stars and planets

Planet comparison chart
Introduction to the Moon- Notes
Moon PPT

HW: Study for moon vocab quiz Thursday
2 H.O.T. questions
W 5/8 A Day
Drill #8What does the big bang model explain? What theory explains the formation of stars and planets

Discussion Big Bang evidence
Moon Phases Activity

HW: Study for moon vocabulary quiz
Moon phases follow up handout (Due Friday)

Th 5/9 B Day

Drill #9: Why does an observer on Earth ONLY see one face of the moon, no matter when during the revolution it is observed?

Moon vocabulary Quiz
Moon Notes Finish
Moon Phases Activity


HW: Moon phases follow up handout (Due Monday)
Synodic Month Moon Diagrams (Due Monday)
F 5/10 A Day
Drill #9: Why does an observer on Earth ONLY see one face of the moon, no matter when during the revolution it is observed?

Moon vocabulary Quiz
Introduction to the Moon - Notes
Introduction to the Moon - PPT

HW: Moon phases follow up handout (Due Tuesday)
Synodic Month Moon Diagrams (Due Tuesday)

M 5/13 B Day
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Drill #10: What evidence supports the hypothesis that the moon was formed through an Earth - Planetesamal collision

Moons of the solar system - video

HW: Moon quiz Wednesday
Study Guide
T 5/14 A Day
Drill #10: What is the relationship between lunar orbit and the: calendar month, sidereal month, synodic month

Moon Phase activity II
Moons of the solar system - video

HW: Moon quiz Thursday
Study Guide

W 5/15 B Day
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Drill #11: A) What is the relationship between lunar orbit and the; calendar month, sidereal month, synodic month B) draw a diagram of the sun/moon/earth system that would cause a lunar eclipse

Moon quiz
Space exploration argument writing


HW: Rough draft of argument due Monday
Th 5/16 A Day
Drill #11: Draw a diagram of the sun/moon/earth system that would cause.... A) lunar eclipse B) neap tide

Moon Quiz
Space exploration argument writing


HW: p. 804 mapping activity due tuesday
Rough draft of argument due Tuesday
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F 5/17
ARTICULATION DAY - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
ARTICULATION DAY - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
M 5/20 B day
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Drill #12: What is meant by "the universe", "the solar system", "the galaxy"

Galaxies - Notes
Universe PPT
Identifying Galaxies Lab

HW: Finish Identifying Galaxies Activity
Cornell Notes for Chapter 30.3
T 5/21/ A Day
Drill #12: What is meant by "the universe", "the solar system", "the galaxy"

Galaxies - Notes
Universe PPT
Identifying Galaxies
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HW:

W 5/22 B Day
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Drill #13: Do galaxies change over time?

Spectroscopy lab
Stars - Notes (Last 5 slides of Universe PPT)
See galaxy notes above for star Notes

HW: analysis questions for Spectroscopy lab
Chapter 30.1 review p. 780 #1-9
Th 5/23 A Day
Drill #13: Do galaxies change over time?

Spectroscopy Lab
Stars - Notes (Last 5 slides of Universe PPT)
See galaxy notes above for star Notes

HW: analysis questions for Spectroscopy Lab
Chapter 30.1 review p. 780 #1-9
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F 5/24 B Day
ONLY PERIODS 1, 5, 6
ONLY PERIODS 1, 5, 6



M 5/27
MEMORIAL DAY
MEMORIAL DAY
T 5/28 A Day
No Drill
IN ROOM 237
Life Cycle of Stars Tutorial
Star life cycle discussion

HW: Finish Life cycle of stars packet
HR packet front and back of page 1
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W 5/29 B Day
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No Drill
IN ROOM 237
Life Cycle of Stars Tutorial
Star life cycle discussion

HW: Finish Life cycle of stars packet
HR packet front and back of page 1
Th 5/30 A Day
Drill #14: Our star belongs to which spectral class?

Drill Quiz
HR diagram reading
Finish HR diagram packet

Habitable zone activity

HW: Finish habitable zone activity
Sun spot activity packet Page 1 (front and back)
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Q4 Extra credit opportunity #3. Due June 4th.

F 5/31 B Day
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No Drill

Drill Quiz
Discussion: life cycle of stars
Star life cycle PPT
HR diagram reading
"Another Earth" Activity

HW: Finish Another Earth Activity.
Sun spot activity packet Page 1 (front and back)
M 6/3 A Day
Drill #16: What is a sun spot? Why do we care about sun spot activity?

Composition and activity of our Sun
Sun spot activity: plotting sun spot activity

HW: "Forecasting Solar Storms" Reading and Questions
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T 6/4 B Day
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Drill #17: What is a sun spot? Why do we care about sun spot activity?

Composition and activity of our Sun
Sun spot activity: plotting sun spot activity

HW: "Forecasting Solar Storms" Reading and Questions
W 6/5 A Day
Drill #17
REVIEW
- vocab round table
- Go over review packet
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Th 6/6 B Day
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Drill #18
Dr Foos Survey
REVIEW
- vocab round table
- go over review packet
F 6/7 A Day
Drill #18
DR Foos Survey
REVIEW
-Stations
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M 6/10 B Day
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Drill #19
REVIEW
Stations



T 6/11 A Day
4th Period EXAM
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W 6/12
EXAMS
EXAMS
Th 6/13
EXAMS
EXAMS



F 6/14
EXAMS
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
EXAMS
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL