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Week 29

Date

Objective/ Procedure

Handouts/ Labs

Homework

3/23

Constellations-1 TSWBAT  

1.  Keep track of the Moon phases in a Moon Log & measure the Shadow Length of the flagpole

2.Make a star constellation finder in preparation for the Star lab activities later in the week

3. Discuss the evolution of stars, life spans of stars, and the different kinds of stars

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

 

Use star constellation finder to try to see the constellations in the night sky

3/24

Star Lab TSWBAT

1. View the stars and locate a major constellations in the winter and summer skies

2. Understand that stars don't move, only "wobble", while the planets revolve and rotate

3. Discuss the mythology associated with the constellations

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

 

Use star constellation finder to try to see the constellations in the night sky

3/25

 Constellations-2 TSWBAT

1.In groups research one of the constellations of the night sky in order to construct a poster

2. Name the stars of the constellation, determine the season for viewing, and describe the Greek myth about the group of stars

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

50. Constellations

Use star constellation finder to try to see the constellations in the night sky

3/26

Star Lab TSWBAT

1. View the phases of the moon and understand why the full moon is not seen each night

2. Understand the differences between the moon in the summer and winter skies

3. Discuss the brightest stars in the sky and how different planets are visible at different times of the year

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

  Use star constellation finder to try to see the constellations in the night sky

3/27

Constellations-3 TSWBAT

1.In groups research one of the constellations of the night sky in order to construct a poster

2. Name the stars of the constellation, determine the season for viewing, and describe the Greek myth about the group of stars

3.  Keep track of the Moon phases in a Moon Log & measure the Shadow Length of the flagpole

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

Star Rubric

 Prepare for a test next week: Moon features, phases of the moon, Craters, Asteroids, Meteoroids, Comets, Theories about crater formation, constellations, Star Lab information, Moon Phases Binder p. 47-51, notes, and labs

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