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7th Grade Earth Science

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Week 30

Date

Objective/ Procedure

Handouts/ Labs

Homework

3/30

Constellations-4 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

Star: Constellation Project

3/31

Constellations-5 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.In groups present information about the constellation that was researched

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

Star: Constellation Project

4/1

Constellations-6 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.In groups present information about the constellation that was researched

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

51. Earth's Moon/ Other Objects in the Solar System

Read text p. 623-631 &662-669 51. Earth's Moon/ Other Objects in the Solar System

4/2

Origin of the Moon TSWBAT

1. Keep track of the Moon phases in a Moon Log

2. Watch simulations and take notes on the 4 theories to the origin of the moon (Daughter Theory, Capture Theory, Big Impact Theory, Daughter Theory)

3. Read: How to Get Hold of a Moon :p. 69-70-Think Questions in Science Journal to better understand the importance of our only natural satellite

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9


Moon phases flip book
Read text p. 623-631 &662-669 51. Earth's Moon/ Other Objects in the Solar System

4/3

Phases of the Moon-1 TSWBAT

1. Participate in a demonstration of how the Moon and Earth rotate synchronously and how the phases of the moon are seen from Earth

2. Demonstrate a solar and lunar eclipse to show that a solar eclipse occurs during a new moon and a lunar eclipse occurs during a full moon when aligned exactly

2. Demonstrate why seasons occur and measure the flagpole to show how the shadows get shorter as the summer solstice approaches and longer after the summer solstice

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

22 Looking at the Moon from the Earth/Earth Moon Model

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

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