This is the third chapter in my Astronomy Interactive Notebook series focused on Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe. This product includes 63 pages and 151 PowerPoint presentation (PDF). Want the entire year of earth science? Click on Earth Science entire year bundle!
This product includes all of the following:
Characteristics of Stars Lesson
Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Activity
Life Cycle of Stars Lesson
Stars Systems and Galaxies Lesson
Big Bang Theory Lesson
Astronomy Review- Trivia Board Game Project
Philosophical Chairs Argument Activity
Astronomy Vocabulary Riddle Challenge Game
Assessments- Test and Quiz with answer keys
* Also included is a teacher resource with tips and strategies to implement this product successfully
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• Characteristics of Stars
• Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
• Lives of Stars: black hole, nebula, neutron star, planetary nebula, red giant, supergiant, super nova, white dwarf
• Star systems: binary stars, eclipsing binary, star clusters
• Galaxies: Milky way galaxy, spiral galaxy, elliptical galaxy, irregular galaxy
• scientific notation
• big bang theory
• dark energy and dark matter
-Teacher guide: strategies and tips to help grade, organize, and use the interactive notebook with fidelity and confidence.
-Student Notebook set-up: table of contents, score sheet, and notebook rubric. There is a filled-out table of contents and score sheet to help organize and pace teacher. Score sheet helps students keep track of their grades! Teachers will have stream-line grading too.
-Unit Cover: Provides standards and benchmarks, a word bank with all vocabulary words, and pictures related to unit.
-Anticipation Guide: Ten true and false statements to identify what students know, what they think they know, and what they will learn. A PowerPoint presentation follows along printable lesson. An answer key is provided. Each anticipation guide question follows their according Cornell and PowerPoint to review the answer and acts as a warm-up.
-Cornell notes: Five Cornell notes are provided. There are two versions: filled and fill-in-the-blank for students to complete. A power point presentation follows the Cornell notes and leads whole class, direct instruction. A summary section is included where students answer essential questions. A drawing section is made available for students to add their own drawings or pictures from the power point presentation. Each criteria is worth one point making each Cornell worth five points.
-Activities: Five activities follow each Cornell notes in order to support and reinforce students' understanding of the content and provide students an opportunity to think critically by creating something new with the input received from the notes. There are five criteria: written portion, art, color, reflection component, and an “excellent." Each criteria is worth one point making each activity worth five points.
-Power Point Presentations: Presentation guides direct instruction as students follow along and complete their Cornell notes. Presentation revisits anticipation guide statements at the beginning of the lesson and at the end (serves also as warm-up), has built-in mini quiz at the end of each lesson to check for understanding (5 multiple choice questions with answers), pictures to help learn the material, and starter sentences to support students complete the summary section of their Cornell notes. This is a PDF and is not editable.
-Special Assignments (labs, projects, etc.): All special assignments come with directions and rubrics. Templates for some special assignments are included.
-Test and quizzes: One test and quiz are included with answer keys. A reflection activity follows giving students an opportunity to reflect on their understanding and studying skills.
-Grading: For easy grading, simply circle missing components or stamp to designate full credit. It’s that easy--I don’t take any grading home and I’m out of the door when the bell rings after school!!
1. Make sure to extract file in order to open the zipped file.
2. Purchase license to share if more than one teacher will be using this product. Keep in mind this product took time to create with the teacher and student in mind. Thank you for understanding.
3. This product is not editable unless noted.
4. To view the PowerPoint presentation, which is a PDF and not editable, open the PDF, click on “View” and then on “Full Screen Mode.”
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• Table of contents, score sheet and teacher notes
• Teacher resources/strategies for grading/tips
• Pre-Assessment (can be used as warm-up)
• 5 Lessons: Cornell notes corresponding with PowerPoint and an activity
• Projects with rubrics and templates
• Assessments with answer keys and reflection activity
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