Zip file of the complete Unit II in Astronomy.
This unit includes assessments - two quizzes (20 questions each); one Unit test (60 questions both PDF and in Word) scantron with answer keys (PDF); three comprehensive PowerPoint lessons with up-to-date information and slide sorter notes for the instructor; many graphics and short video links; three supporting review programs with separate PDF files for printable color student worksheets; student outline note/guidelines for each Power Point lesson; suggested textbook assignments using the "Astronomy Today" 8th edition Chaisson/McMillan; activator questions/syllabus and other activities for beginning astronomy students - and other PDF and Word files for student review/activities - including a student self-review "webquest" or Internet activity unit review on "The Solar System."
A 20-question interactive kahoot.it review/quiz is available as a link in the last slide of each Power Point lesson.
A video worksheet folder is included which provides the video link to youtube in the title if the DVD or video tape is not available. Video worksheets include the Universe's "Our Place in Space," Space Probes: Secrets," and "Space Wars" and can be used when studying the topics in this unit.
Individual lessons/programs (not assessments) can also be found separately in the AstronomyDad store.
Unit II "The Solar System" terms/concepts include:
Sun, planets, dwarf planets, asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, meteorites, minor planets, comets, Hale-Bopp, comparative planetology, exoplanets, terrestrial planets, jovian planets, planetary properties, asteroid belt, Lagrangian points, Kuiper belt, Oort cloud, KBO's, Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini, Venera, MESSENGER, Mars Express, New Horizons, Mars Global Surveyor, Juno, Mars rovers, Mars colony, gravity assist, Pioneer, Spirit, Opportunity, Curiosity, Magellan, Pathfinder, Sojourner, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Ceres, Pluto, Sedna, Solar system, Nebular theory, Condensation theory, Solar nebula, protoplanet, planetesimal, accretion, fragmentation, Titius-Bode Law, Beta Pictoris, hot jupiters, Kepler Spacecraft, super earths, Gliese 551
Complete Astronomy Unit II "The Solar System"
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