Our Solar System  

by Erma Lee

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Our Solar System

Welcome to Mrs. Lee's cyberspace home. The purpose of this site is to extend the learning experiences of students beyond the normal classroom setting. My goal is connect my first grade students to the entire world wide web.

 

CPS

Name: Erma Lee

 

School: Williams

MONDAY

Subject: Science

Description: This Lesson is to enhance Students interest in Science using the Solar System.

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SG# STATE GOAL 12: HAVE A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF THE LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND EARTH/SPACE SCIENCES AND THEIR CONNECTIONS

 

 

CAS F.

Name and describe the main bodies of the solar system and their relationships.

 

CFS. Describe motions of Earth in relation to the sun.

 

 

Classroom

Strategies

Using Technology

How students will be organized?  (Students will use the computers in the classroom and work in cooperative grouping.)

Will the students be using the computer lab? (yes, students will go to the  web site by clicking on web link.)

How is the activity structured?  (Individual work-collaborative activity?)

Are students self selected or assigned groups? (Students will work independently and whole group.)

Instructional Activities

What will the students do? Students will answer questions that relate to the solar system.

Technology Materials

http://zoomastronomy.com

Assessment

How will the activities be assessed? Students will have to identify the planets.

Will students be responsible for a product? No

Will a rubric be used? Yes

 

Tuesday

Subject: Science (Planets)

 

SG#STATE GOAL 12: HAVE A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF THE LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND EARTH/SPACE SCIENCES AND THEIR CONNECTIONS.

 

CAS F.

Name and describe the main bodies of the solar system and their relationships

 

CFS Describe motions of Earth in relation to the sun.

Classroom

Strategies

Using Technology

The students will look at several web sites http://www.seds.org/billa/tnp

http://www.discovery.com

 

Instructional Activities

The students will label the planets in alphabet order individually.

Technology Materials

 

Pencil and Paper

Assessment

Rubric

 

 

Wednesday

Subject: Science (Planets)

 

SG#STATE GOAL 12: HAVE A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF THE LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND EARTH/SPACE SCIENCES AND THEIR CONNECTIONS.

 

CAS F.

Name and describe the main bodies of the solar system and their relationships

 

CFS Describe motions of Earth in relation to the sun.

Classroom

Strategies

Using Technology

The students will work in three groups. Each group will have several questions to answer from the web site.

Instructional Activities

The groups will write their answers on the internet research sheet.

Technology Materials

http://www.seds.org/billa/tnp

Assessment

Rubric

 

Thursday

Subject: Science (Planets)

 

SG#STATE GOAL 12: HAVE A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF THE LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND EARTH/SPACE SCIENCES AND THEIR CONNECTIONS.

 

CAS F Name and describe the main bodies of the solar system and their relationships

 

CFS Describe motions of Earth in relation to the sun.

Classroom

Strategies

Using Technology

The students will work in groups and answer specific questions from the web site.

Instructional Activities

The students will complete a quiz from the web site.

Technology Materials

http://www.seds.org/billa/tnp

Assessment

Rubric

 

Planet Rubric

4

Able to label all the planets

3

Able to label half of the planets

2

Able to label a third of the planets

1

Oops  did not label any planets

 
 

Friday

Subject: Science (Planets)

 

SG#STATE GOAL 12: HAVE A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF THE LIFE, PHYSICAL, AND EARTH/SPACE SCIENCES AND THEIR CONNECTIONS.

 

CAS F Name and describe the main bodies of the solar system and their relationships

 

CFS Describe motions of Earth in relation to the sun.

Classroom Strategies

Using Technology

Students will make a mobile of the planets.

Instructional Activities

The students will work in three groups using the internet to get pictures of the planets.

Technology Materials

www.zoomastronmy.com

Assessment

Rubric and quiz

 

 


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