Does anyone know what will occur
on Monday, August 21, 2017?
Here are some hints:
-It will be the next total version of it that we could
see from the United States.
-It can be scary if you dont know its coming
day turns to darkness!
-The lunar si
The Suns Motion
The Four Seasons
The reason for your favorite
1. What is your favorite season/time of year and why?
2. What do you think causes this season or all four
seasons in general?
Phases of the Moon
Phases of the Moon
In your notebook make a list of all the lunar
phases you know. No talking.
Beside each phase you listed draw the
shape of the moon that you would expect
to see for this phase. No talking
Vocabulary & Concepts
Meteors, Asteroids, & Comets
1. Describe the differences between comets meteors
2. Make a drawing showing the basic structure of a
3. Construct a simple drawing of the solar system and
identify the basic locations of aster
The Copernican Revolution
The Beginning of Modern Astronomy
After this lesson the student will be able to:
Describe and explain retrograde motion of Planets.
Draw the Ptolemaic System of the universe.
Draw the Copernican System of the universe.
Forces and Motion
Newtons Three Laws of
Concepts and Vocabulary
F = ma
Action and reaction
An Overview of the Solar System
Our Place in the Universe
The Solar System
The Solar System with planet diameters to proper scale.
The Solar System is composed of the Sun, planets, and
debris (comets, meteors, and asteroids.)
What is light?
Write your ideas in
How is light created?
Write your ideas in your
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
the Nature of Light
In 1665 Isaac Newton
discovered that white light
was composed of all
Formation of the
The Nebular Hypothesis
FORMATION OF SOLAR
Common orbital plane of planets,
Sun and planets rotate in same direction, except
for Venus and Uranus (Are these two odd balls, or
are is it possible for 2 out
In your notebooks write down
some examples of waves that you
How do waves form?
Talk about this and write your ideas
in your notebook.
Waves are caused by simple
Use slinky to create waves.