Monthly Archives: December 2011

12.23.11

Yeah!!!! The break is finally here! I wish you and your family a very happy holiday and happy new year!!!!!!!!!! See you next year ūüôā Advertisements

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12.22.11 HR Diagrams

Good afternoon and happy solstice!!!! Today is the first official day of winter and it feels like spring outside! Today is also the shortest day, that means¬†¬†will get the least amount of sunlight (in hours)¬†today. That also means we will … Continue reading

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12.21.11

Due to technical¬†difficulties today’s objective was to enjoy Madagascar ūüôā

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12.20.11 HR Diagram

Today’s objective was to describe how the Hertzsprung-Russell or H-R Diagram¬†is used to ¬†analyze stars. We started by discussing how to plot stars on the interactive HR diagram. Then you used your Science Explorer Astronomy (see previous post) to complete … Continue reading

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eBook: Science Explorer

You now have access to your textbook at home. Click on the following links to view you Science Explorer textbook: For Sound and Light For Astronomy

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12.19.11 Compostion of Stars

Today’s objective was to use spectrograph¬†to identify the composition of 5 stars. We reviewed what a spectrograph can tell us in: . Then you worked with a partner to identify the composition¬†of 5 stars given the absorption spectrograph on the … Continue reading

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12.15.11 Spectra Lab

Today’s objective was to explain how the composition, distance, and size of stars using a spectroscope. We started the lesson with an introduction from . Then we reviewed what the spectral lines would look like in . Using the Light … Continue reading

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12.14.11 Student Survey and EM Spectrum

Today we met in the computer lab to complete the  student climate survey. Then you work on

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12.13.11 EM Spectrum

Today’s objective was to¬†¬†review wave characteristics and explain the EM Spectrum. We started the lesson with a review of the EM wave characteristics. Then we followed a flipchart to complete the electromagnetic spectrum from flip. Tomorrow we will be in … Continue reading

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12.12.11 EM Waves

Today’s objective was to diagram the EM spectrum and explain what each wave represents. You were to use the SOUND and LIGHT textbook to complete the EM book.

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