Complete Astronomy Unit III "Planet Earth & The Moon"

Complete Astronomy Unit III "Planet Earth & The Moon"
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Files include an assessment folder (quizzes and a unit test in Word and PDF) with answer keys. Text chapters are in color PDF files.
Also Word and PDF files with student activities (with a webquest review) and worksheets; three comprehensive Power Point lessons with slide sorter notes for the instructor; four review programs with printable color PDF worksheets; student note guides; a syllabus/activator sheet and other activities. Each Power Point lesson also contains a link in the last slide to a 20-question interactive quiz/review of that lesson at
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 Discovery Channel's "What If There Were No Moon?; Bill Nye's "Earth Sciences" and the Universe series "The Moon." These video sheets can be used when studying the topics in this unit. Students can answer the questions in order while watching the video.

Individual lessons/programs (not assessments) can also be found separately in the astronomydad store.

Terms/concepts in this unit include:
core, crust, mantle, hydrosphere, atmosphere, troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, ionosphere, thermosphere, exosphere, convection, ozone layer, greenhouse effect, seismic waves, inner core, outer core, differentiation, radioactive decay, plate tectonics, lithosphere, asthenosphere, rock cycle, Van Allen belts, aurora, tides, tidal bulges, tidal force, Apollo missions, maria, highlands, craters, synchronous orbit, spin-orbit-resonance, rilles, moon density, moon formation theories, moon physical features, moon ice, moon base, regolith, moon phases, New Moon, 1st quarter, Full moon, 3rd quarter, waxing, waning, eclipses, quadrature, solar eclipse, lunar eclipse, Bay of Fundy, perigee, apogee, Law of Gravity, barycenter, Equilibrium Tide Theory, tidal bulge, spring tides, neap tides


Complete Astronomy Unit III "Planet Earth & The Moon" Zip File Updated by astronomydad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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