1-6-12

Students work on Solar System project. Link to OrbitViewer on the Moodle (under Planets) that can show the current position of Halley’s Comet.

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1-5-12

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1-4-12

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1-3-12

Students worked on reviewing information on stars and got reacquainted with the celestial spheres. Check out the must-see sky watching events for 2012.

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12-21-11

Students work on solar system project. Take a look at this Powers of Ten video.

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12-20-11

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12-19-11

The dates for the final exam(s) will be 1-5-12 (Part I) and 1-10-11 (Part II). Last year’s final is available for your review. It would behoove all students to use this as PART of your preparation for the final.

Today students continued to work on the solar system project and submitted an update (one page) summary of the work so far and any concerns or questions.

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12-16-11

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12-15-11

Students worked on the solar system project as outlined in the Smartboard notes 12-15-11. Great link to figuring out scale at the Exploratorium. Click on the topical astronomy news below!

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12-14-11

Quick quiz on galaxies. Student finished and then went over the microviewer activity on telescopes. If time, students shared time lines with the class on timetoast.com.

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