Monthly Archives: November 2011

11.23.11 What’s a Brinicle?

Find out here: Brinicle Ice Finger. Happy thanksgiving! Enjoy your break and I’ll see you on Wednesday!

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11.22.11 Outer Planets

Today’s objective was to compare the characteristics of the inner planets with the outer planets. We started the lesson with inner planet warm up. We then watched Sun Size video. We then used the resource page for solar system info … Continue reading

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11.21.11 Inner Planets

Today’s objective was to compare and contrast the planets in list form and classify them based on different characteristics. We started the lesson by watching Tim and Moby the The Solar System and recording the characteristics of the planets on the … Continue reading

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11.18.11 Solar Quiz

Today’s objective was to model and explain the sun structure and processes. We started the lesson with a sun diagram. We then reviewed the solar structure and processes before the Solar Quiz. No homework this weekend.

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11.17.11 Catch Up with the Sun

Today we worked on missing assignment and correcting quizzes. You were given a post-it with your assignments you needed to complete. You were able to take home the textbook to help you complete this.

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11.16.11 Sun’s Processes

Today’s objective was explain the Sun-Earth connection including thermonuclear process, sunspot cycle, coronal mass ejection, flares, solar wind, auroras. We started the lesson with geo helio warm up. We then started discussing the structure of the sun. We heard They … Continue reading

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11.14-15.11 Heliocentric vs Geocentric and Sun Structure

My apologies that I have been out. I will be in Wednesday and we will break into the small groups. Monday you worked on describing the Heliocentric model and how that changed to the Geocentric Model on page  1_Geo Helio_outline-notescomic … Continue reading

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11.11.11 Moons

Good Friday! Today’s objective was to explain why the moon changes phases and how it affects the tides. We started the lesson reviewing the moon phases then took the moon quiz. Many of you did not score your best on … Continue reading

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11.10.11 Newton and Kepler Laws

The objective for today was to explain Newton’s 3 laws of motion and Kepler’s 3 laws planetary motion. We started the lesson with spring or neap. We then reviewed Newton and Kepler’s laws before taking the Quiz Newton and Kepler. … Continue reading

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11.9.11 Season Quiz and Tides

Today’s objectives were to explain how the position of the Earth creates seasons and changes in amount of daylight and explain how the moon and Earth influences the tides. We started the lesson with solar or lunar warm up. We then reviewed … Continue reading

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