Mr. Greening

Astronomy Unit
doriangreening@gmail.com
Astronomy Unit Resources

Wednesday 5/3 - 
Warm up: none

Agenda
Scale solar system activity
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Thursday 5/4 - 
Warm up: Write down one important observation you made yesterday and why it was important

Agenda
Notes today, go over note taking, video at the end
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Monday 5/8 - 
Warm up: Why is using a scale so important in astronomy?

Agenda
Pre-Modelling and group corrections, scale video, Post-modelling corrections

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Tuesday 5/9 - 
Warm up: What does the sun do for us and why is it so important to us?

Agenda
Notes today on solar cycles and details
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Wednesday 5/10 - 
Warm up: How does nuclear power that we use on earth differ from the nuclear power in the sun?

Agenda
Nuclear fusion - what is it and how does it work?
Activity - Fusion hands on
Review stations
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Thusday 5/11 - 
Warm up: Name the 5 types of solar events we talked about and briefly explain them

Agenda
***Segment 1 quiz scale and solar activity***
Continue nuclear fusion in the sun
Structure of the sun
Questions
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Friday 5/12 - 
Warm up: What makes the radiative zone different from the convection zone in the sun?

Agenda
Star structure notes
Star building activity
Stellar life cycle notes
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Monday 5/15 - 
Warm up: How does the convection zone of the sun move it's energy towards the surface?

Agenda
Please turn in your warm ups today.  Do today's on a new sheet
Matching terms to models
Stellar life cycle notes

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Tuesday 5/16 - 
Warm up:

Agenda
Notes
Stellar lifecycle modelling
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Wednesday 5/17 - 
Warm up: How does the mass of a star affect its life cycle?

Agenda
Modelling combo look at differences in the star structure as stellar life cycle progresses
review stations
kahoot
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Thursday 5/18 - 
Warm up: Why do stars use hydrogen as their primary fuel source?

Agenda
Star quiz - go over answer at the end
Start big bang notes - basics
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Friday 5/19 - 
Warm up: Why was the CMB such an important piece of evidence for the big bang? - due today

Agenda
Finish up big bang notes
Balloon modelling - turn in if/when finished
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Monday 5/22 - 
Warm up: How do we know about the expansion of the universe?

Agenda
Vocab matching
Timeline of the big bang
Quizizz
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Tuesday 5/23 - 
Warm up: What is the difference between doppler and cosmological redshift?

Agenda
Big bang final quiz
constellations
Make a constellation circle
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Wednesday 5/24 - 
Warm up: What makes exoplanets different from earth?

Agenda
Exoplanet notes
Create your own exoplanet
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Thursday 5/25 - 
Warm up: What might make alien life different from us humans?

Agenda
Alien life notes
Create your own alien
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Friday 5/26 - No class today
Warm up:

Agenda

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Monday 5/29 - No class today
Warm up:

Agenda

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Tuesday 5/30 - 
Warm up: Name at least 3 challenges of living in space

Agenda
Challenges of living in space and colonization
Disaster in space!
Review time

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Wednesday 5/31 - 
Warm up: Why are we able to see 43 billion light years out into the universe when the universe is only 14 billion years old?

Agenda
Unit test
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Thursday 6/1 - 
Warm up: Make a question about anything in the universe you want (school appropriate please).  Mr. Greening will answer to the best of his ability.

Agenda
Test corrections
Kahoot
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Friday 6/2
DUE: WU: How do you think climate change has impacted the wildlife in terms of migration patterns of animals and growing season of plants?
A: The Curious Case of Michigan Cherries - Lesson 1:   (worksheet)
short video
Did you know? 
Radio story
What does the data say?
HW: Lesson 1 worksheet (finish)
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MON 6/5
NEW: WU: Describe a correlation between average March temps and full bloom dates (the 2 graphs in the HW).
A: DUE: lesson 1 worksheet - The Curious Case of Michigan Cherries - Lesson 2:  Lesson 1 recap
short phenology video
Begin exam review!

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TUES 6/6
WU: Name 4 natural causes for climate change.
A: Exam review (work-time)
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WED 6/7
WU:  Name a form of carbon (specific) in the atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere & biosphere.
A: Exam review (work-time)
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THUR 6/8
WU: Name the fossil fuels.
A: Exam review (work-time) 
-access your test corrections (cannot leave room and no photos)
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FRI 6/9
DUE: WU: Write what pH acid rain is AND what a buffer is AND give an example of a natural one.
A: Exam review (work-time) - Who wants to ACE the final?? (game)
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Unit 4 Climate Change
Section 1 Global warming and Milankovich Cycles

MONDAY 3/27
Warm Up: Record 5 facts about climate change mentioned in the video
Agenda: Video day! Strange Days: One Degree Factor
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TUESDAY 3/28 - 
Warm Up: What are the differences between weather and climate?
Agenda: Discuss facts you recorded from video yesterday (share in group, have volunteer groups share out to class), https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/GlobalWarming/page3.php, warm and cold periods, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n94lepehpm4, discuss parts of videos (ask students to come up with question about each part, discuss as group afterwards), basics of climate vs weather, U4S1 foundation time
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WEDNESDAY 3/29 - 
Warm Up: What are the motions in the Milankovich Cycles?
Agenda: Milankovich Cycle tutorials http://www.sciencecourseware.org/eec/GlobalWarming/tutorials/, practice quiz, U4S1 foundation time, QUIZ TOMORROW!
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THURSDAY 3/30 - 
Warm Up: Name three Milankovich cycles
Agenda:  U4S1 Final QUIZ, Natural and man-made causes of climate change jigsaw and rotate
-grab a book or two for your table, cartoons, the how of the graph https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/GlobalWarming/page3.php; Motions, tectonics, sunspots, volcanoes, anthropogenic. Take home point
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FRIDAY 3/31 - 
Warm Up: Name and explain two of the causes of climate change discussed yesterday.
Agenda: 
Albedo - drawing/discussion, surface types; colour, luster, ice, water, land
Positive/negative feedback - examples, discussion
U4S2 Foundation time


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April 1st-9th


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Monday 4/10 - 
Warm Up: What changes in albedo did you notice over break?  Anybody go out of state?
Agenda:
Albedo review - 
    What is it and what affects it?

Feedback loops review - 
    Positive vs negative, don't get confused!

Sunspots activity - 
    What is it?
    Climate change effect

Volcanic activity - 
    Short term vs. Long term activity - venn diagram in groups and share
    How does it work?

U4S2 Foundation time
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Tuesday 4/11 - 
Warm Up: How do volcanoes affect climate change? 
Agenda: 
Plate tectonics - 
    How does it affect climate?
    Location effects - Poles vs equator
    Compare and contrast
    Albedo relation

Kahoot review

U4S2 Foundation time
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Wednesday 4/12 - 
Warm Up: 
Agenda: Noooooooooope...

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Thursday 4/13 - 
Warm Up: Name 2 anthropogenic causes of climate change
Agenda:
Anthropogenic - 
    What does anthropogenic mean
    What are we doing to the atmosphere?
    Causes - Have students come up with things that we're doing
    Cereal Story

Laptops

Foundation time, review for final quiz tomorrow
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Friday 4/14 - 
Warm Up: How does excess CO2 in our atmosphere cause it to heat?
Agenda:
U4S2 Foundation time, Practice Quiz
***U4S2 FINAL QUIZ***

Atmosphere composition today

Greenhouse gasses
    Types - 3 big ones plus others
    Effects - Warming and cooling

Infrared waves in atmosphere
    Long wave radiation trapping
    What about the rest?

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Monday 4/17 - 
Warm Up: What were two of the big greenhouse gasses that we talked about on Friday?  Explain what they do and where they come from

Agenda:
CO2 LAB today
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Tuesday 4/18 - 
Warm Up: Which wavelengths are coming from the sun?  Which wavelengths are absorbed by GHG's?

Agenda: 
Review: GHG sources and effects, IR wavelengths, Kahoot review

Get stamps on notes and practice quiz
***U4S3 FINAL QUIZ TOMORROW***

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Wednesday 4/19 - 
Warm Up: What are some consequences of climate changes?

Agenda:

IPCC and goals

Consequences of climate change, plant growth, migrations, extinctions, crops, belts, and why don't we just fix it?

Methods of control and prevention
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Thursday 4/20 - 
Warm Up: 

Agenda:
U4S3 Final Quiz

Jeopardy - review and EC

***Review time for test tomorrow***

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Friday 4/21 - 
Warm Up: What are carbon sinks and how do they affect climate change?

Agenda:
Quiz Retake - 10 minutes

Last minute question time/Turn in notes and foundation packets - 5 minutes

Unit Test - 30 minutes

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Monday 4/24 - Intro to energy sources unit
Warm Up: What is a renewable energy source?  Can you name a few?

Agenda:
Unit agenda - what we'll be doing this week

Research paper - stuff you need to know

Presentation - stuff you need to know

Time to work on paper in class and presentation
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Tuesday 4/25 - 
Warm Up: What are some of the benefits of renewable energy?

Agenda:
Time to work on research paper and presentation

***Research paper due tomorrow***
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Wednesday 4/26 - 
Warm Up: What are some of the drawbacks of renewable energy?

Agenda:
Time to work on research paper and presentation

***Research paper is due by today***
***Presentations due Friday***
***Test on Monday***
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Thursday 4/27 - 
Warm Up: What are some non-renewable sources of energy?

Agenda:
***Energy sources presentations***
***Test tomorrow***
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Friday 4/28 - 
Warm Up: Out of the presentations yesterday, which seemed the best for our area here in Michigan?  Explain your reasoning.

Agenda:
Unit Test
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Monday 5/1 - 
Warm up: Out of the presentations on Friday, which did you think was the most efficient?  Explain your reasoning.

Agenda
Unit Test

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Tuesday 5/2 - 
Warm up: What was the Kyoto protocol?

Agenda
Test corrections

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