Lessons for Astronomy

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  • Sky Watchers: Ancient Astronomers - … peoples who were known to use astronomy. Each group should focus on the evidence of astronomy in these cultures, the methods the … observations and calculations, important astronomical discoveries, and the influence of astronomy on their beliefs and daily lives. 3. Research: Students will … " calendar in the interpretation of Mayan history, how achievements in astronomy affected Mayan society, the value of mathematical innovations and the …
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  • History of astronomy scavenger hunt - History of astronomy scavenger hunt A unit on astronomy inevitably and rightfully begins with a look at the history of astronomy. This activity provides students with an opportunity to learn the basic facts of the history of astronomy by using … one-day lecture on the history of astronomy as an introduction to a unit on astronomy. I tried to lead students to …
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  • Astronomy Poetry: Combining Poetry With the Content Areas - … understanding and knowledge of a content area topic, such as astronomy, by writing poems that integrate vocabulary and information studied in … sample) and the Astronomy Poetry Project Requirements. Explain to students that their next unit of study will be astronomy and that they … the integration of the two disciplines. 2. Continue with your astronomy lessons as planned, occasionally highlighting concepts and terminology that students …
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  • Our Knowledge of the Universe - … the Universe In this lesson, students investigate the history of astronomy to see how major conceptual and technological advances have sculpted … . 8. Have students examine the current state of astronomy. New technology has made astronomy one of the most exciting sciences today, but … Standards You might also like Robotic Exploration of Space Timeline Astronomy | Standard Deviants USA Earthquake Map | Natural Disasters: Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Earthquakes
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  • The Early Americas Civilizations PowerPoint - … . Science - Study astronomy and research how the Mayans and Aztecs developed calendars and scheduled festivals, etc. by using astronomy. English/Reading with … . Science - Study astronomy and research how the Mayans and Aztecs developed calendars and scheduled festivals, etc. by using astronomy. English/Reading with … . Science - Study astronomy and research how the Mayans and Aztecs developed calendars and scheduled festivals, etc. by using astronomy. English/Reading with …
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  • 'Great Debate' Lesson Plan for Undergraduates - … meant to be used for undergraduates studying astronomy to supplement to an existing introductory astronomy course. As such, it may guide the … some background reading on astronomy to understand some of the terms and concepts used. Any good introductory astronomy textbook should be able … states in his book "The Physical Universe, An Introduction to Astronomy:" "The Shapley - Curtis debate makes interesting reading even today. It …
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  • Out Of This World And Into Our Classroom - … and science to an Astronomy unit through the use of Internet resources. The students will create projects on Astronomy developing their abilities … historical significance will be researched. CONTEXT/SETTING/ENVIRONMENT Curriculum: Science Astronomy unit that covers an introduction, basic facts, terms, activities, and … number theory in a project on Astronomy. Students will establish criteria to develop a WWW engaged/Astronomy-based learning project. Students will …
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  • Heavens Above - … this activity.) Suggested Readings Exploring the Night Sky: The Equinox Astronomy Guide for Beginners Terence Dickinson. Camden House, 1991. Interested in … Ground: Hands on Astronomy Activities for Kids A collection of fully illustrated and explained children's online astronomy activities which provide opportunities … like those still used today. cosmology Definition:A branch of astronomy that deals with the origin, structure, and space-time relationships …
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  • Supernova! - … submission of further questions to an astronomer for homework. Vocabulary: astronomy, icebreaker, crunched, observatory, telescopes, vigil, vanguard, frigid, humming, fleet, probing … .html). The Starchild Web site (http://www.starchild.com) has astronomy information for younger students. Articles, images, and interactive features are … ://chandra.harvard.edu/. *Related New York Times Articles The article "Astronomy's New Grail: The $1 Billion Telescope," and related lesson …
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  • Out of This World - … planets and Quaoar; create chapters for an updated elementary school astronomy text on the solar system. 4. Synthesize their understanding of … and miniplanets by writing introductions to the updated elementary school astronomy text on the solar system. Resources / Materials: -student journals -pens … student) -resources for researching space and the planets (science and astronomy textbooks, encyclopedias, library references, computers with Internet access) Activities / Procedures …
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