Sunday, August 9, 2015

Shooting stars coming soon, 2015


Conditions will be favorable for excellent views of the Perseids meteor showers in early mid-August.  Let students read charts, analyze data, work with percent of moon visibility at each phase, and understand apparent magnitude in the night sky with this activity.  Can they wake up early for the show?  Motivate them.


For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.

Meteor-showers2015.docx       Meteor-showers2015-solution.pdf

CCSS: 5.MD, 5.NF, 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.SP

from Yummy Math

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