Week 3: April 13 – April 17

TeacherJamie Newcomb
Subject AreaComprehensive Science III
Grade Level8
Week #
Unit of InstructionThe Stars and Our Sun
Standard(s) Taught

SC.8.E.5.5  Describe and classify specific physical properties of stars: apparent magnitude (brightness), temperature (color), size, and luminosity (absolute brightness).
 
SC.8.E.5.10   Assess how technology is essential to science for such purposes as access to outer space and other remote locations, sample collection, measurement, data collection and storage, computation, and communication of information.

SC.8.E.5.1  Recognize that there are enormous distances between objects in space and apply our knowledge of light and space travel to understand this distance.

SC.8.E.5.2  Recognize that the universe contains many billions of galaxies and that each galaxy contains many billions of stars.

 

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

• describe the physical properties of main sequence stars, including:

                 o apparent magnitude (brightness), temperature (color), size, and absolute                                   magnitude (brightness)
 
• understand how technology is essential to science for such purposes as access to outer space and other remote locations, sample collections, measurement, data collection and storage, computation, and communication of information.

• describe the distances (in astronomical units and light years) between objects in space in the context of light and space travel

• recognize that the universe contains billions of galaxies and stars  

 

Classroom Activities

Please see the assignments check list:

4-13-20 to 4-17-20 Assignment check list

All materials for this week can be found on the 8th grade science Edmodo page at Edmodo.com

Please see the Online Instruction information for class codes and information on Edmodo.

Assignments Due

There will be an open note formative quiz on Wednesday, April 15 on the Unit 2, lesson 2 reading. A second quiz will be on Friday, April 17 over the entire week’s lessons. Both quizzes will be taken through Edmodo.

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