Only materials that I, Justin Higgins 'SciHigg', have developed privately, on my own equipment and time, are listed here.

Standards

Students who demonstrate understanding can:

Learning Concepts - All primary links redirect to the SciHigg YouTube publication.

LC1A Describing Cycles in the Sky

    • Concepts: Sky Cycles, Daily Cycles (Rotation), Monthly Cycles (Orbit), Yearly Cycles (Revolution)
    • PowerPoint - Student Guided Notes (PDF)

LC1B Why we have Seasons on Earth

    • Concepts: Axial Tilt, Angle of the Sun (Ecliptic), Longest & Shortest Days (Solstices), Equal Days (Equinoxes), Seasons (Incidence of Radiation)
    • PowerPoint - Student Guided Notes (PDF)

LC1C Gravity & Gravity Wells

    • Concepts: Axial Tilt, Angle of the Sun (Ecliptic), Longest & Shortest Days (Solstices), Equal Days (Equinoxes), Seasons (Incidence of Radiation)
    • PowerPoint - Student Guided Notes (PDF)

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Activities - Activities require no materials to complete other than paper, writing utensils, the internet, and a calculator.

A1-01a Gravity Practice Basic (PDF) - Walk-through (YouTube) - Non-Algebra Based

A1-01b Gravity Practice Advanced (PDF) - Walk-through (YouTube) - Algebra Based

A1-02 PhET Gravity & Orbits Simulation (PDF) - PhET Website Link

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Labs - Labs require materials (or have a setup component) to complete. A1-01a: Gravity Practice Basic (PDF) - Walk-through (YouTube) - Non-Algebra Based

L1-01 Creating a Marshmallow Model Part 1

L1-02 Make & Take Sundial Model

L1-03 Exploring Incidence of Radiation & Seasons

L1-04 Creating a Marshmallow Model Part 2