Start class by reading a current event article about the field of exoplanet discovery.
Science in the News (5 min)
Here's an awesome article about a lunar eclipse on Mars filmed by the Curiosity rover.
Today you're going to start our next project. You are going to become an expert on one object in the universe. You'll do this by creating a page in for a magazine. To build your page you'll use a single presentation slide in Google Docs. Use the rubric and examples below to guide you through the project. This will be due Friday Sept. 20 at 5 pm.
Celestial Body Selection (5 min)
For the project each object can only be researched by one person in the class. Let's take some time to select objects.
Project Document Creation (5 min)
Before class gets out today you must create a presentation and share it with Mr. Korchnak. Use the naming scheme given to you below.
Astronomy Research Time (Rest of Class)
Use the remaining time to research your object and start working on your project. You should begin by creating a document for collecting your research and creating a works cited. Below are some links for citation generators.
If you are looking for websites to use for research here's the link to the list you used last class.
Listen to the news report linked below and answer the questions.