Conceptual Astronomy 2

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Conceptual Astronomy 2 (Second Semester of a one year course) is an experience-based program which teaches fundamental principles of astronomy through observation, experiment, and interactive activities. All the activities are teacher-tested and assume no particular training in astronomy for the teacher or for the student. In this program, you and your students will take an exciting journey from earth, to the moon, the sun, the planets, and finally the stars in an ever-widening path of discovery. This guide is the answer to the question of how to design hands-on activities around the content which involves measurement, experimental design, and mathematics using the experiences of students as the basis for learning. Instructors are presented with a variety of methods to give students these experiences including direct observation, modeling, and computer simulation. Regardless of the school’s setting students will be able to participate. The author, Jeff Adkins, is a practicing high school teacher and the Director of the Espace Academy (http://www.espaceacademy.com) sponsored in part by a grant from the California Department of Education’s Specialized Secondary Program.

Link to 1st Semester Astronomy materials

Visit the author’s website: www.AstronomyTeacher.com

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Table of Contents

1. Instrumentation 3. Lives and Deaths of Star
2A. Starlight – Brightness 4. Galaxies and Cosmology
2B. Starlight – Color 5. The Edge of What We Know
2C. Starlight – Position  

These instructional support materials (available in print or eBook versions), regularly updated, cover the complete course (at regular, honors, AP and IB levels), whether it be semester, year or 2-year (IB) with daily support for all aspects of instruction. The Teacher’s Edition includes a syllabus; correlation to standards; daily pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans; teacher edition of student activity book or lab manual with answers; class notes in PDF (for use as color overheads) and/or editable PowerPoint’s (for use with light projector or smartboard); and complete editable assessments. Classroom sets include 25 printed student books and Teacher Edition with DVD. Samples are available for each course (including complete short-term limited screen view versions in eBook format upon request). After purchase of the Teacher Edition in any of the various editions, student activity books or lab manuals are available for individual purchase. Although the online eBook version is screen view only, other versions are available that allow printing student material. Click here for details.

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Conceptual Astronomy 2 (Second Semester of a one year course) is an experience-based program which teaches fundamental principles of astronomy through observation, experiment, and interactive activities. All the activities are teacher-tested and assume no particular training in astronomy for the teacher or for the student. In this program, you and your students will take an exciting journey from earth, to the moon, the sun, the planets, and finally the stars in an ever-widening path of discovery. This guide is the answer to the question of how to design hands-on activities around the content which involves measurement, experimental design, and mathematics using the experiences of students as the basis for learning. Instructors are presented with a variety of methods to give students these experiences including direct observation, modeling, and computer simulation. Regardless of the school’s setting students will be able to participate. The author, Jeff Adkins, is a practicing high school teacher and the Director of the Espace Academy (http://www.espaceacademy.com) sponsored in part by a grant from the California Department of Education’s Specialized Secondary Program.

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Class Set with perpetual license – Printed Version, Mentoring Teacher Program Subscription, Printed Student Book, Student eBook, Teacher Edition Subscription – eBook Version, Teacher Edition Subscription Printed Version

author

Jeff Adkins

description

SECOND SEMESTER COURSE MATERIALS

Product Number

H-S-AST2-DL, H-S-AST2-SUB, H-S-AST2-CS, H-S-AST2-SA-DL, H-S-AST2-SA, H-S-AST2-MT

Pages/ ISBN

801/ISBN: 978-1-59657-789-3, 801/ISBN: 978-1-59657-793-0, Class Set download files/ISBN: 978-1-59657-791-6, 320/ISBN: 978-1-59657-792-3, 320/ISBN: 978-1-59657-788-6, No page count.No ISBN number. Use product code.

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