GRASPing the EM Spectrum (Astronomy)
The Hook: So often, students will ask me how much money is spent on these elaborate
astronomical studies and projects, and why it is so important. Well, you are going to answer this
question, by adopting the persona of
Predicting the Moons Phases EXTENSION
Interesting mathematical analysis challenges for students who are interested in exploring more:
1) The First Quarter moon is on January 21st. When will there be a Full Moon in July?
2) Today is Wedn
The War of the Worlds
1938 Mercury Radio Theater Radio Broadcast
1) What was your reaction as a 21st Century high school student to that report?
2) Would you use your access to multimedia resources (internet, television) to verif
Right Ascension and Declination and plotting star locations
For A Cartesian Coordinate System.
The horizontal (left to right) axis (line) is called the x-axis. The vertical (up and down)
axis (line) is called the y-axis.
Points along each axis are assigne
Plotting a Constellation (Fall)
On your graph paper, plot the following stars. Be sure to adjust your coordinate system
so that the star outline can be seen clearlynot too bunched up, and not too spread out.
Try to have it fit the paper, so the outl
Use internet resources to determine the coordinate information for the following
features on the surface of the moon:
(15 in all)