Test 2 Review – Day 2

By the end of today’s class student should have:
Identified any errors in their answers on their review sheets, and asked any final questions they may have for the test.

Students were given a copy of the review sheet answers keys, compared their answers to those on the key, and asked any final question they had.

Click here for a copy of the review sheet answer keys.

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Monster of the Milky Way Video

By the end of today’s class students should be able to:
Explain the evidence that supports the idea of a super massive black hole at the center of our galaxy.

If absent, you may watch the video here:
Monster of the Milky Way

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Test 2 Review – Day 2

By the end of today’s class student should have:
Identified any errors in their answers on their review sheets, and asked any final questions they may have for the test.

Students were given a copy of the review sheet answers keys, compared their answers to those on the key, and asked any final question they had.

Click here for a copy of the review sheet answer keys.

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Stellar Life Cycles – Part 3

By the end of this class students should be able to:
Explain the critical understandings for each of the five stages of the stellar lifecycle.

Students completed the peer teaching portion today, and then completed the open notes quiz individually.

Click here for activity instructions.

Click here to access the readings.

Click here for the key understandings.

Click here for a copy of the final open notes quiz.

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Test 2 Review – Day 1

NOTE: Unit test Monday 12/12

By the end of this class students should have:
Identified areas of misunderstanding related to content and skills covered on Monday’s test, and should have asked for clarification of anything they do not understand.

Click here for a copy of the review sheet.

Review sheets will be checked Thursday for completion. 5 points will be awarded for each completed review sheet.

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Test 2 Review – Day 1

NOTE: Unit test Monday 12/12

By the end of this class students should have:
Identified areas of misunderstanding related to content and skills covered on Monday’s test, and should have asked for clarification of anything they do not understand.

Click here for a copy of the honors review sheet.

Review sheets will be checked Thursday for completion. 5 points will be awarded for each completed review sheet.

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Stellar Life Cycles – Part 2

By the end of this class students should be able to:
Explain at least two of the stages of stellar life cycles, and answer questions about the critical understandings related to those portions of the stellar life cycle.

Students engaged in the second portion of a jigsaw activity where they formed new groups and taught other students about the segment of stellar life cycles that they had learned about in the previous 2 days.

Click here for activity instructions.

Click here to access the readings.

Click here for the key understandings.

Note: Quiz Tomorrow
2-3 critical understanding will be chosen from each of the 5 sections, for a total of 10 questions. This quiz will be open notes. If students have taken appropriate notes during the jigsaw activity, they should be prepared to answer these questions.

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Lewis Structures – Advanced Problems

By the end of today’s class students should have:
Mastered the ability to predict the electron arrangements in molecules.

Click here for the second Lewis structure problem set. Those structures not completed in class should be completed for homework, due Friday. Bonus problems are worth 5 points each.

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Test Recap

By the end of today’s class students should be able to:
Identify their areas of weakness on the last test and know how to improve on the next test.

Students worked on corrections for the last test. Those who completed this work earned 50% of their lost points back.

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Stellar Life Cycles – Part 1, Day 2

By the end of this class students should be able to:
Be able to explain the critical understandings for one stage of stellar life cycles to other students.

Students engaged in a read-aloud jigsaw activity where student’s took turns reading one section of the reading at a time, and taking notes related to key understandings for that reading.

Click here for activity instructions.

Click here to access the readings.

Click here for the key understandings.

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