Friday, May 20, 2016

May 23-27

NOTE: The monthly optional "replacement assignment" for period 1, 3, 4 is questions 1-23 on page 725. The replacement assignment for periods 6-7 is available here. Your score on this will replace your lowest non-test score so far. Get it in by the end of the day on June 3.

Here is a link to information about the Aviation Career Exploration Academy (June 28-29). Applications are due by June 10.

Benson will be gone. Students will do a WS

We will go over the WS: "Earth Motions", and then continue watching the movie (The Martian).

We will discuss the challenges of a manned mission to Mars, and then continue watching the movie (The Martian).

We will finish the movie and then Benson will explain NASA's plans for future manned missions. Watch the video of the week (below).

Students will take notes as Benson explains "small solar system bodies".

Below: Links for Review

Online Moon Phase Activity
Animation of Halley's Comet
NASA announces next step on Asteroid Initiative (March 2015)
The Meteorite Man from Malta, MT
More about Meteorites
Daylight Fireball of 1972
Meteor Explodes over Russia in 2013
Impact Craters on Earth
YouTube Video - How to identify a stony meteorite (8.5 minutes)
Solar System Animation

Question of the Week: Why does Mercury get so hot during the day and so cold at night?

Video of the Week

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