Space Unit: This is a draft unit intended for Field Test Teachers Only
Why do we see patterns in the sky,
and what else is out there that we can’t see?
On this page, you will find all the materials needed for the Space unit.
The materials include: The full teacher edition, all the lab procedures and teacher masters, access to PowerPoints or Google slides for each lesson, access to all interactives and videos, a digital copy of the student edition, and downloadable student handouts for printing and use in student notebooks.
Printable and Downloadable Documents
Lesson 1 Teacher Guide Gerardo Aldana, Thebe Medupe,
Lesson 2 Teacher Guide, Key, Stellarium Intro, Observations of the Sun, Mapping Models,
Observing the Sun, Observing Polaris Model Map, Earth-Sun System, Sun in Summer, Sunlight Angles, Hemisphere Seasons,
Lesson 8 Teacher Guide, Key, Star Data, Modeling Multiples, Oberserving Constellation Template Physical Model, Loon, Panther, Guided Peer Interactions, Extraterrestrials,
Lesson 12 Teacher Guide, Key Orbits, Light Curve Data, Star System,
Lesson 14 Teacher Guide Podcast Project, Obtaining Info Checklist,
Additional Teacher Materials
Media and Interactives
Lesson 1: Podcast Guide for Students: Structure
Lesson 3: Moon's Orbit Interactive
Lesson 4: NASA Eclipse Website
Lesson 5: National Geographic: Tide
Lesson 6: Newton's Cannon
Lesson 7: Solar System Scope
Lesson 12: Kepler's Tally of Planets
Lesson 13: Astronaut Jeff William's Twitter
Lesson 14: TED Talk: Lucianne Walkowicz
Lesson 15: National Geographic: Black Holes