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Lesson Plans for Mr. Brandt

Astronomy

Week 06

 

Monday 03 October 2016

What:  Students will be able to visualize Newton’s contributions to physics & astronomy.

How:  I will show the students a pptx. concerning Isaac Newton.

 

Tuesday 04 October 2016

What:  Students will be able to give examples of Newton’s laws and explore mass vs weight and motion vs acceleration.

How:  We will go through examples of Newton’s Laws of motion.  We will then discuss G forces, the rotational/revolutional speed of Earth and flat spins.

 

 

Wednesday 05 October 2016

What:  Students will be able to solve problems relating to Newton’s laws.

How:  I will give the students a worksheet on Newton’s 4 laws.  They will complete the worksheet.

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Thursday 06 October 2016

What:  Students will be able to explore the current night sky.

How:  The students will complete a worksheet by going through the Heavens Above website..

 

Friday 07 October 2016

What: Students will be able to locate constellations in the night sky.

How: The students will be in the planetarium where we will view the night sky and review constellations.  I will also show a Mythbuster’s video clip on rocketsled vs car.

 

These are the base plan for the week and may differ from day to day based on the differentiated needs of each class. 

 

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