Homework

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Week of 11/08/1999
Week of 11/01/1999
Week of 10/25/1999
Week of 10/18/1999
Week of 10/11/1999
Week of 10/04/1999
Week of 09/27/1999
Week of 09/20/1999
Week of 09/13/1999
Week of 09/07/1999
Week of 08/30/1999
Week of 08/24/1999


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Integrated Science Homework

Week of 11-08-99: Star Properties and Star Development Midterm

Week of 11-01-99: Review of Star Properties and completion of Star Development Models

Answers to the Index of Refraction Table :

Due 11-01-99


Week of 10-25-99: Stellar Spectrum and Index of Refraction

In their cooperative groups, students will take one of three quizzes:
Index of Refraction
Stellar Spectrum
Stellar Wobble
After taking the quiz, a student, chosen at random, will answer a question from the quiz. If that student does not answer the question correctly, the group will review the question. After the review, the same student will be given the same question.
10-28-99 and 10-29-99 After each group becomes proficient with their quiz, they will teach it to the other cooperative groups.
Students will fill-in the blanks to complete the Index of Refraction Table :

Due 11-01-99


Week of 10-18-99: Stellar Spectrum

Students will investigate the Index of Refraction in a Home-Lab :

Due 10-26-99 and 10-27-99


Week of 10-11-99: Stars of the Universe

Here is my answer to the question from last week Explain why the escape velocity for Earth is more than the escape velocity for Mars?

Students will take SEGWay's Online Light tour to learn about the Electromagnetic Spectrum, from which Astronomers learn about the nature of stars. During the tour, students will answer a questionnaire, based upon SEGWay's own questionnaire:

Due 10-18-99


Week of 10-04-99: Stars of the Universe

Students will answer the question phs to complete the Explain why the escape velocity for Earth is more than the escape velocity for Mars? :

Due 10-11-99


Midterms during the Week of 09-27-99

Students will take a test based upon the Rubric about their Planet Presentations from the previous week.

Due Week 09/20/99 Planet Presentations

Sep 21-22, 1999; Planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter

Sep 23-24, 1999; Planets Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto

Each group will present their planets to the class so that all students may successfully pass a test about the Solar System.

Due 09-01-99

Student will read the Astronomy article "It's Official Pluto Still a Planet", then write an abstract (summary) about the article. Try to gather as much solid information as you can by first looking at the title, then finally skimming through the text. Do not include trivial information.

Due 09-07-99

Student will read the Astronomy article "Migrating Planets", then write an abstract (summary) about the article. This will be your longest abstract, at least 3/4 of a page.

Due 08/25/99

Student Information Sheet, filled out by students.
Parent Information Sheet, filled out by parents. I welcome your parent's native language.
Class Syllabus, signed by your parents after you have read it.

Due 08-30-99

Student will read the Astronomy article "FIRST SYSTEM OF MULTIPLE PLANETS FOUND AROUND A SUN-LIKE STAR", then write an abstract (summary) about the article. Try to gather as much solid information as you can by first looking at the title, next the diagram and its accompanying caption, then finally skimming through the text. Do not include trivial information.