Standards

Students who demonstrate understanding can:

Below are the materials that could be used to teach this course, in the order that that they are used on the Astronomy NGSS Correlations & Pacing Guide pages.

Pre-Analysis Phenomena - 1PRE Why do you think the sky moves the way that it does? (PDF)

Learning Concepts - LC1A Describing Cycles in the Sky | YouTube Recording | PowerPoint | Guided Notes (PDF)

Lab - L1-01 Creating a Marshmallow Model Part 1 (PDF)

Learning Concepts - LC1B Why we have Seasons on Earth| YouTube Recording | PowerPoint | Guided Notes (PDF)

Lab - L1-02 Make & Take Sundial Model (PDF) [Credit: NASA]

Lab - L1-03 Exploring Incidence of Radiation & Seasons (PDF) [Credit: Millard Public Schools]

Lab - L1-04 Creating a Marshmallow Model Part 2 (PDF) [Credit: Millard Public Schools]

Learning Concepts - LC1C Gravity & Gravity Wells | YouTube Recording | PowerPoint | Guided Notes (PDF)

Activity - A1-01a Gravity Practice Basic (PDF) | YouTube Recording

Activity - A1-01b Gravity Practice Advanced (PDF) | YouTube Recording

Activity - A1-02 PhET Gravity & Orbits Simulation (PDF) [Simulation Credit: PhET]

Learning Concepts - LC1D Why we have Seasons on Earth| YouTube Recording | PowerPoint | Guided Notes (PDF)

Post-Analysis Phenomena - 1POST: ‘Explain the Science behind the way the sky moves.’ (PDF)