Posted by: mrborden | October 13, 2012

Week 7 Our Moon


Oct 19 2012
QFd: When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. – Unknown
?FD: What planet could float in water? Its density is less than 1.0
Objectives: 1d. Students know the evidence indicating that the planets are much closer to Earth than the stars are.
1e. Students know the Sun is a typical star and is powered by nuclear reactions, primarily the fusion of hydrogen to form helium.

1) finish writing on planets
2) complete booklet during class or at home ( due Monday)



Oct 18 2012
QFD: “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
― Albert Einstein
?FD: Why are meteorites better than moon rocks to determine the age of the solar system?
Objective: Learning Objective: ESS 1B Students know and should be able to understand the evidence from Earth and Moon Rocks indicates that the solar system was formed from a nebular cloud of dust and gas 4.6 billion years ago.
1) draw color and label the sun (pg 679), and the planets ( Mercury pg 684, Venus pg 685, Earth pg 683, Mars pg 687, Jupiter pg 691 or 692, Saturn pg 694, Uranus pg 695 fig 24, and Neptune pg 696) small – try to fit at least 6 drawings on 1 piece of white paper
2) You will receive 2 pieces of colored paper to make a booklet describing the similarities and differences of the planets and the Sun.
3) You will place your graph (density) on the back cover and label the front cover with the standard 1a, your name,and period number
3) 100 points due by Monday
Oct 17 2012
QFD:Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep. C.Sagan
?FD: What apollo mission was the first to land on the moon?
Objective: Learning Objective: ESS 1B Students know and should be able to understand the evidence from Earth and Moon Rocks indicates that the solar system was formed from a nebular cloud of dust and gas 4.6 billion years ago.
Language Objective: Students will use correct grammer and spelling in English emphasizing quality over quantity when answering questions.
1) Quiz
2) check hw line graph
2) film clip on Asteroid impacts
QUIZ
1) Planets that are composed mainly of carbon dioxide are:
a) Mercury and Mars b) Venus and Mars c) Earth and Venus d) Earth and Mercury

2) The great red spot is a storm on which planet
a) Jupiter b) Saturn c) Neptune d) Uranus

3) Planet 1 has a density of 5.5 g/cm3 and planet 2 has a density of 1.7 g/cm3. Which planet formed further from the sun? a) planet 1 b) neither c) both are same distance d) planet 2

4) Venus appears to move in the sky faster than nearby stars, why?
a) venus is closer to earth than stars b) stars are closer to earth than Venus c) Venus is smaller than stars

5) After the big bang what element formed first?
a) carbon b) nitrogen c) hydrogen d) helium

6) Spectral lines indicate characteristics about stars. What do these characteristics represent?
a) luminosity b) mass c) chemical composition d) brightness

7) Why did scientists consider the nebular hypothesis a theory?
a) consistent with direct observations b) voted on by most scientists c) consistent with all evidence scientists have collected d) it cannot be tested

8) How does the Sun produce energy?
a) nuclear fission of hydrogen into helium b) Nuclear fusion of hydrogen into helium c) nuclear fission of helium into hydrogen d) nuclear fusion of helium into hydrogen

9) How will our sun ends its life?
a) white dwarf b) neutron star c) black hole d) quasar

10) After a star collapses that is 40 x the mass of our sun and becomes a supernova it becomes a:
a) white dwarf b) neutron star c) black hole d) quasar

11) Most scientists believe that Earth has few craters because:
a) it is less impacted than other planets b) asteroids cannot reach into earths atmosphere c) the sun melts the asteroids headed for earth d) weathering and erosion cover craters over time

12) Through examining meteorites, moon rocks, and earths crust, scientists have determined that:
a) Earth formed during the big bang approximately 4.6 BYA
b) Earth and our solar system formed approximately 4.6 BYA
c) Earth and our solar system formed approximately 13.7 BYA
d) Planets formed at a different time than asteroids and the moon

13) Most of the visible mass in the universe is:
a) Galaxies b) planets c) asteroids d) dust and gas

14) What is the origin of a nitrogen atom?
a) chemical breakdown of planets b) nuclear fusion in stars c) pressure in Earths core
d) nucleosynthesis during the big bang

15) When a star is in the red giant phase near the end of its life, it is composed mainly of:
a) hydrogen b) carbon c) helium d) oxygen

16) What type of electromagnetic radiation has the shortest wavelengths /
a) gamma b) radio c) visual d) ultraviolet

17) Where is our location within the Milky way galaxy?
a) near the center b) near the black hole c) 2/3 the way from the center d) outside the edge of the galaxy

18) What does retrograde mean?
a) oblong rotation b) clockwise rotation c) counter clockwise rotation d) going back in time

19) What characteristics do the terrestrial planets have in common?
a) rocky surfaces, thin atmosphere, short orbits b) rocky surfaces, long orbits, thick clouds
c) gaseous surfaces, short orbits, thin atmospheres d) retrograde rotation and thick atmospheres

20) What are the best sources to determine the age of the solar system?
a) moon rocks b) meteorites c) Early earth rocks d) both A + B




Oct 16 2012
QFD: Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. Storm Jameson
?FD:What is the origin of an oxygen atom? Where did Oxygen come from originally?
Learning Objective: ESS 1B Students know and should be able to understand the evidence from Earth and Moon Rocks indicates that the solar system was formed from a nebular cloud of dust and gas 4.6 billion years ago.
Language Objective: Students will use correct grammar and spelling in English emphasizing quality over quantity when answering questions.
1) check perfect paragraphs
2) finish concept map on 1b
3) film clip on the origin of the moon
Oct 15 2012
QFD: “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare” — Japanese Prov
?FD: Name the 2 planets with Seasons? Why do they have seasons?
Word of the day = Lunar – Moon
Learning Objective: ESS 1B Students know and should be able to understand the evidence from Earth and Moon Rocks indicates that the solar system was formed from a nebular cloud of dust and gas 4.6 billion years ago.

Language Objective: Students will use correct grammer and spelling in English emphasizing quality over quantity when answering questions.
Student Objectives
1) Students will create a circle map of things they already know and understand about the moon
2) Students will create a sequence map diagramming the timeline of the origin of the solar system, the Earth and Moon, the Apollo 11 mission.
3) . Students will create a perfect paragraph as homework using the terms nebular cloud, solar system, moon and earth

Notes1b

1) review of objectives 2) circle map, copy outline of sequence map 3) student reading of information 4)Reading from book 4) details of the sequence map 5) hw review of obj reflection







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Responses

  1. Hey Mr Borden I had a question about the project when we answer the questions where to we answer them like to the side or under or just erase the question

    • underneath, please leave the question intact

  2. Mr.Borden I have a question what are the topics for the planets . i know one is terrestrial planets.

    • the sun, terrestrial and the gas planets


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