• 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.