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Week 34

Date

Objective/ Procedure

Handouts/ Labs

Homework

5/4

Apollo 13 TSWBAT

1.View the video: Apollo 13 to learn about the mission that was termed a "Successful Failure"

2. Learn about the historical and scientific importance of the Apollo missions

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.2

 

 

5/5

Exploring Density TSWBAT

1. Take notes on density and develop a technique for determining density (Density= Mass /Volume)

2. Demonstrate the density differences between 2 spheres of equal mass, but different volumes

3. Find the mass and volume of objects, then calculate its density

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

 

26. Exploring Density/Lunar Density

 

Density Problems

 

5/6

Lunar Density TSWBAT

1.Find the mass and volume of objects, then calculate its density

2.Find the density of Moon rocks and use this information to determine the composition of the Moon's crust

3.Determine why certain rocks are common in the maria and the highlands

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

53.The Search for Extraterrestrial Life /The Solar System

Read text p. 698-703 & 640-645 Complete p.53.The Search for Extraterrestrial Life /The Solar System

5/7

 Lunar Analysis TSWBAT

1. Demonstrate the density differences between a can of coke and diet coke reviewing how density is determined and why there is a difference between the 2 sodas

2.Find the density of Moon rocks and use this information to determine the composition of the Moon's crust and why certain rocks are common in the maria and the highlands

3.Begin Survival on the Moon activity ranking items of most importance to least importance and comparing results with NASA

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9

(Survival on the Moon)

 

5/8

Lunar Survival TSWBAT

1.Survival on the Moon activity  work in grups to rank items of most importance to least importance and compare results with NASA

2. Discuss the importance of items necessary to human survival to items that would be useless on the moon

3. Discuss the possibility of intelligent life in our universe and beyond the the possibility of contacting life

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.9  

Science Current Event due next Thursday- May 14th

 

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