Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "Radiation From Space"

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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Common Core Standards
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This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARDS 8 and 9 - The Universe and Practices of Science.
The teacher understands and applies accepted practices and implications of science in contemporary and historical contexts.
8B. understands the properties and dynamics of objects external to the solar system.
8G. demonstrates the ability to use instruments or to explain functions of the technologies and tools used in the study of the space sciences.
9A. understands that the nature of science is a human endeavor characterized as tentative, public, replicable, probabilistic, historic, unique, holistic and empirical"

First PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "Exploring Space." The lesson explains how astronomers use radiation or light from objects in space to study in various wavelengths.
A separate student note guide is available for this lesson as well.

PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and two links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.

* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit XI Exploring Space" zip file folder.

Terms/concepts in this lesson include:

light
light year
International Space Station (ISS)
stars
Earth
electromagnetic radiation
photons
wavelength
frequency
electromagnetic spectrum (EM)
radio waves
microwaves
infrared light
visible light
ultraviolet
X-rays
gamma rays
telescopes
optical telescopes
refracting telescopes
reflecting telescopes
convex
concave
primary mirror
eyepiece lens
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
active optics
adaptive optics
Keck twin telescopes
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
radio telescopes
radio astronomy

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Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "Radiation From Space" by astronomydad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.



Total Pages
22
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Teaching Duration
40 Minutes

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Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "Radiation From Space"
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Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "Radiation From Space"
Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "Radiation From Space"
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