Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Final Exam Week

Monday 1/16:  No School - MLK Day

Tuesday 1/17
Due: Final Exam Study Guide
In Class: Review for Final Exam
HW: Study for Final Exam, Index Card

Wednesday 1/18:
Due: Index Card (3x5 handwritten on one side only), Final Exam Study Guide
In Class: Review for Final Exam
HW: Study for Final Exam




Thursday 1/19:
Final Exams for Blocks 1 and 2, COURSE SURVEY

Friday 1/20:
Final Exams for Blocks 3 and 4, COURSE SURVEY

Monday, January 9, 2017

Week 17 - The Universe and Stars

Monday 1/9:
Due: None
In Class: Review Lux Lab Introduction to Astronomy - Our Galactic Address, Discuss "Scale of the Universe"

HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 34.5-end, Click on the Link (right) "Scale of the Universe" and explore for discussion

Tuesday 1/10:
Due: Read TXT Ch. 34.5-end, 
In Class: Notes and Discussion on Big Bang Theory, Element Spectra - Doppler Shift Lab
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 34.1-4, Astronomy Quiz Study Guide


Wednesday 1/11:
Due: Notes Ch. 34.1-4
In Class: Notes and Discussion - Star Cycle, Gizmo - Star Spectra, Star Cycle Activity
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 33.1-4, Astronomy Quiz Study Guide

Thursday 1/12:
Due: Notes Ch. 33.1-4
In Class: Finish Star Cycle Activity, Star Cycle Flow Chart, H-R Diagram
HW: Read and Notes ch. 33.5-6, Gizmo - H-R Diagram, Astronomy Quiz Study Guide

Friday 1/13:  IT'S A LUCKY DAY!
Due:  Notes on Ch. 33.5-6, Gizmo - H-R Diagram, Astronomy Quiz Study Guide
In Class: Quick Review, Astronomy Quiz, Final Exam Study Guide
HW: Final Exam Study Guide, Index Card (1 side of a 3x5 card, handwritten)

Monday, January 2, 2017

Week 16 - Light and the Universe

Monday 1/2: HAPPY NEW YEAR! - No School

Tuesday 1/3: 
Due:  Progress on the Final Exam Study Guide
In Class: EM Spectrum, Notes - Reflection and Refraction, Spoons, Demo - Mirrors, Practice the Law of Reflection
HW: Reflection Worksheet, Read and Take Notes on Ch. 13.1-4

Wednesday 1/4:
Due: Reflection Worksheet, Notes on Ch. 13.1-4
In Class: How do Eyeglasses Work?, Demo - Refraction and Lenses, Diffraction
HW: Read and Take Notes on  and Ch. 14.2-5

Thursday 1/5:
Due: Notes on  and Ch. 14.2-5
In Class: LUX Lab, Review Light, Study for Quiz
HW: Study for Light Quiz (E-M Spectrum, reflection, refraction, diffraction)

Friday 1/6:
Due: Study for Quiz
In Class: Quiz - Light, LUX Lab
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 34.5-end

Monday, December 12, 2016

Week 15 - Circuits and Intro to Waves

Monday 12/12:
Due: None
In Class: Review Series and Parallel Circuit Concepts, Lab - Series and Parallel Circuits
HW: Study for Quiz - Electricity and Circuits

Tuesday 12/13:
Due: Study for Quiz - Electricity and Circuits
In Class: Quiz Review, Quiz - Electricity and Circuits, Introduce Waves
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 12.1-4

Wednesday 12/14:
Due: Notes Ch. 12.1-4
In Class: Notes - Waves, Properties of Sound
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 12.5- 10

Thursday 12/15: Snow Day!

Friday 12/16:
Due: Notes on Ch. 12.5-10
In Class: Lab - Sound Wave Stations, Discussion of Sound and Hearing
HW: Worksheet pg. 61

Monday 12/19:
Due: Worksheet pg. 61
In Class: Lab- Sound Wave Stations
HW: Finish Waves Worksheets pg. 60 + 62, Waves Study Guide

Tuesday 12/20:
Due: Worksheets pg. 60 + 62
In Class: Review Waves, practice quiz
HW: Waves Study Guide

Wednesday 12/21:
Due: Waves Study Guide
In Class: Quiz - Waves and Sound
HW: Final Exam Study Guide

Enjoy your holiday break!  Come back fresh and renewed for Astronomy in January!