In Class: This week students will finish gathering information about the planets and will make a diagram of the solar system. Students will also learn about comets, asteroids, meteoroids, and solar and lunar eclipses.
Comets, Asteroids, and Meteoroids Powerpoint
Comets, Asteroids, and Meteoroids Guided Notes
Comets, Asteroids, and Meteoroids Venn Diagram
Homework: 3-7 times during the week, students should be recording the observations of the moon on their moon phase calendar
Monday: None (It was too rainy and cloudy to see the moon)
Tuesday: Science Review sheet
Wednesday: Science Review sheet
Thursday: Any student not finished with planet matrix must finish for homework
In Class: Students will continue their study of Astronomy this week. Topics include day/night due to Earth's rotation, Earth's orbit around the sun to mark a year, the moon's orbit around Earth as a month, phases of the moon, traits of the planets, and comparing comets, meteoroids, and asteroids, Students will work on planet research in the lab and will also make a booklet entitled Reason for the Seasons.
Some students have not turned in the venn diagram comparison of ocean currents and wind. This can be done on notebook paper. Students should include waht causes them.
Homework: students should take the Meteorology retest until they
are able to score 100%. To take the retest, students go to socrative.com and enter BARNESEASTCOBB.
Students who cannot access the online test should take the paper test distributed on Friday.
Students will be keeping a moon phases calendar and should record the way the moon looks each night (or at a minimum, 3 times per week).
Wednesday: Student will have a planetary comparison worksheet to complete at home and turn in on Thursday.
In Class: This week students are learning about our solar system in relation to the Milky Way Galaxy and the Universe. Students will also learn about the movement of heavenly bodies in space, and they will continue their planet research in the computer lab.
Tuesday: Study Guide due Wednesday
Tuesday- Friday and through out the next month: lunar calendar
Friday through Tuesday: Students take the Meteorology retest
Go to socrative.com and enter BARNESEASTCOBB
Retake the test until you can score 100%