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Galileo Educator’s Network Workshop 2012

Schedule—April 21

9:00am      

Introductory Activities: Welcome and Pre-Assessment

  • 9:00-9:05: Intros
  • 9:05-9:10: Pre-Assessment
  • 9:10-9:20: Workshop expectations KWL eclipses
  • 9:20-9:30: Share out from last time

9:30am

Max Goes to the Moon

10:05am

Star show, introduction to eclipses

11:05am

Break

11:15am

Activities: Phases of the Moon, Kinesthetic Astronomy, How Can the Little Moon Hide the Big Sun?

12:00pm

Reflection: Think-Pair-Share
Students have misconceptions about the moon/astronomy. What are they and what do you do or could you do to combat them?

Think and write (2 min)
Discuss with a partner (4 min)
Share with the group

12:15pm

Lunch: Course paperwork

1:00pm

Talk: Eclipses, transits, and occultations, Dr. Doug Duncan

2:00pm

Break

2:10pm

Activity: Modeling Eclipses, Revolutionary Venus

2:45pm

Reflection: Think-Pair-Share
When I teach, I want to include _____.

3:00pm

Wrap-up activities: Create lesson plan using concepts explored during the workshop

3:35pm

Final Reflection
Share lesson plans

3:50pm

Post-Assessment and Evaluation

4:00pm

End

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