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Lesson Plans for Mr. Brandt

Astronomy

Week 20

 

 

Monday 06 January 2014

What:  Students will be able to explain how the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred.

How:  I will use the Feynman appendix of the Rodger’s Commission report as a tool for explaining the accident.

 

Tuesday 07 January 2014

What:  Students will be home.

How:  No school due to sub zero temperatures.

 

Wednesday 08 January 2014

What:  Students will be able to discuss the cause of the Space Shuttle Columbia’s break up.

How:  I will show the students a pptx. with radar, images, video and communication system recordings and a heat tile from the Space Shuttle.

Thursday 09 January 2014

What:  Students will be able to examine the future of spaceflight.

How:  We will examine the proposals for returning Americans to space.

 

Friday 10 January 2014

What:  Students will be able to examine the future of spaceflight.

How:  Students will spend 15 minutes researching the future of spaceflight.  We will then hold a class discussion on it.

                                                                                             

These are the base plan for the week and may differ from day to day based on the differentiated needs as the week progresses.

 

 

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