3rd Quarter Concepts 2017/2018
The student will;
Describe, while modeling, the relative positions of the earth,moon, and sun during lunar and solar eclipses
Describe ,while modeling, the relative positions of the earth, moon, and sun that create tides, e.g., spring and neap
Identify,while modeling, positions of the earth and sun related to angles of incidence that result in seasons
Identify ,while modeling,phases of the moon in relation to positions of the earth, sun, and moon
Indentify ,while modeling, the cause of earth's Seasons
Identify ,while modeling, latitudes as they relate to angles of solar incidence
Identify ,while modeling, components of solar systems, galaxies, and universes
Identify individuals and their ontributions to astronomy, e.g., Lowell, Copernicus, Galileo, Hubble
Explain the relationship between earth's tilt and seasons ,while modeling.
Identify ,and model the location of constellations and the seasons when visible in Arizona, e.g.,
Ursa Major, Orion, Scorpius, Cygnus
Identify a testable question.
Identify the reason for a hypothesis
Identifying and Graphing variables
ID tools of science reflecting telescope vs. refracting telescope.
Describe how science and technology are inter-related using examples from the historical development of astronomy.