St. Joseph High School Astronomy
2002-2003 Astronomy Class Photo in
front of the Pole holding the Cross after Measuring the Height of the
Cross with a Quadrant during the second week of
Internet Lesson # 04 The Planetary System
1) Hand in Objective A-38 on the "Planets"
2) Do Objective A-40 which consists in going
to the website links below and trying to learn as much about the
subject as you can during the class period. You should write at least
several lines of notes on each of the webpages visited.
3) You will be given anaglyph viewing glasses
to view the NASA Martian photos in 3D. The blue color goes over your
right eye. Mark your glasses as you will be using them
Links for Objective A-40 (Do what you can
during the class period.)
4) Homework: Read and study
Chapters 9, 10. Continue Objective A-40 by writing a 2-sides or more
report on the new ideas that you learned.
Attach today's notes to the
Internet Lesson # 03 The Sun, Earth, and
Do Objective A-27
1) Visit the 4 websites below (and the
additional links). Thoroughly read, study and write notes on what is
requested on one sheet of loose-leaf paper. For homework add 2 more
sheets of loose-leaf paper and fill them with 1/2 side each about
what you learned from the four main links below (This could be an
expanded version of your notes in good English.)
2) Hand-in the 3 sheets of loose-leaf paper
filled out on Monday at the start of class.
A) Do not use the printer for this
B) Do not play games (except for those in the
assignment) on the computer.
C) Do not go to any other websites. If you go
to the wrong site by mistake and it is has inappropriate material on
it, inform the teacher at once.
D) No email is to be sent and do not go to
E) If you are working with a partner from
this class, do your assignment individually but place your partner's
name at the bottom of your assignment. You and your partner may have
F) Pace yourself. If you are running short on
time, then try to visit all of the 4 main sites listed. Also, you may
continue outside of classtime.,
F) Keep all of the classroom
1) Write down today's space weather. What
is the solar wind?
Click on THE SUN NOW. Click on and observe
the larger images from the 8 smaller images.
2) How are the images the same and how are
the images different?
Go To INSTRUMENTS.
3) What do EIT, MDI, and LASCO stand
Click on the GOES 8 Full Disk IR and VIS
4) Compare and contrast the 2 images.
Locate St.Croix and the clouds around it.
Click on the METEOSAT LInk and look at the full Disk, Visible and IR
5) What is the current cloud pattern in
Read this page about the moon and observe
the animated moon and then click on
STARDATE ONLINE- THE MOON
Take the 3 quizzes and record your
Do the memory game and slider and jigsaw
(if it works) puzzles of the moon.
If you have time try the 2 dimensional
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