18

May

2009

This is is! All you have left are your benchmark exams. Remember, first and second period exams are tomorrow, and third and fourth period exams are on Friday. Here is the review PowerPoint we worked on today: Astronomy Review Here are the answers.

14

May

2009

While watching the space walk of the astronauts working on the Hubble Space Telescope, we began reviewing our science vocabulary for the benchmark. Please begin studying for your benchmark exams. Benchmarks will be given on Tuesday (1st and 2nd period) and Wednesday (3rd and 4th period) of next week. Please see the handouts page for [...]

13

May

2009

We watched a video about the hazards in our solar system and began to review our 4th quarter overview.

6

May

2009

Warm Up Star Classification and Life Cycles PowerPoint Activity – stellar life cycles If you liked the activity we did today, you can find out more about stellar life cycles and other topics at the Chandra X-ray Observatory education site. Homework: None

5

May

2009

Warm Up Test Results Stargazing and Constellations We used Stellarium and WorldWide Telescope in class today. Follow the links for more information and to download these programs.

4

May

2009

Today we took our solar system test. We will have one more test this quarter before our benchmarks. It is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, May 14 over stars, galaxies, and the universe.

1

May

2009

Today, we had a special guest from NASA talking to us about living and working in space. I hope you all enjoyed it. Homework: study for solar system test, which is on Monday

30

Apr

2009

Completed planet presentations and went over study guide. Solar System Notes Solar System Study Guide Answers to study guide Test is on Monday. Please study and prepare!

29

Apr

2009

Planet presentations. I am really impressed with the projects. We will finish these tomorrow. Homework: study guide (due Thursday) and test (Monday)

28

Apr

2009

Completed work on solar system projects. If you have a presentation, be prepared to present tomorrow. Homework: solar system study guide due Thursday, solar system test on Monday (note change because of special guest speaker Friday)