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Week 25

Date

Objective/ Procedure

Handouts/ Labs

Homework

2/23

Day and Night-2 TSWBAT

1. Work in groups to discuss and answer "Think Questions" and "Thinking in Time" about why we have day and night on the Earth

2. Use the flagpole as gnome to measure the length of the shadow and see how it changes as we get closer to the summer solstice: Shadow Length Activity

3. Take notes on the Reasons for Seasons

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

 

42. Thinking in Time/ How Many Hours Have You Worked

43. The Seasons

 

 

 

42. Thinking in Time/ How Many Hours Have You Worked

 

2/24

Moon Myths TSWBAT

1. Read five Moon Myths that explain the phases and origin of the Moon in order to prepare for a study of our Moon

2. In the science journals explain the meaning of the five Moon Myths

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

Start Moon Log- New Moon

42. Thinking in Time/ How Many Hours Have You Worked

 

2/25

Introduction to Local Noon  TSWBAT

1. Class discussion of Day/ Night Think Questions- explaining what the rotation, revolution, and the tilt of the axis affects the amount of sunlight and the seasons

2. Discuss what Local Noon (When sun is at the highest point in the sky) is and why it is never the same time everyday

3. Review "How Many Hours Have You Worked?" as an introduction to Local Noon

 

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

 
 

2/26

Local Noon-1  TSWBAT

1.  Take notes: Planetary Science Notes 9-14

2. Use astronomical data to determine local noon, the time at which the sun is at the highest point overhead

3. Explain how to figure out Local Noon with different sunrise and sunset data

 

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

44. Steps For Finding Local Noon

 

 

HW: Local Noon Problems in Science Journal:

1. Sunrise: 6:00 am Sunset: 6:00 pm

2. Sunrise: 5:28 am Sunset:7:02 pm

3. Sunrise:8:02am Sunset:4:35 pm

 

2/27

Local Noon-2 TSWBAT

1. Use astronomical data to determine local noon, the time at which the sun is at the highest point overhead

2. Explain how to figure out Local Noon with different sunrise and sunset data

3. Use the flagpole as gnome to measure the length of the shadow and see how it changes as we get closer to the summer solstice: Shadow Length Activity

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 Science Current Event due next Friday

 

Local Noon Problems in Journal:

1. Sunrise: 7:01 am Sunset: 5:02 pm

2. Sunrise: 6:15 am Sunset:6:48 pm

3. Sunrise:7:35am Sunset:4:52 pm

Test next week:

Maps, frame of reference, point of view, elevation, altitude, location, resolution, Evidence for a round Earth: Shadows, Horizon & Sailing ships, Revolution, Rotation,  Day & Night, seasons, Local Noon, Time Zones

Notebooks Due Next Week- Get Parent Signature

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