Astronomy and Astrology V1

Rosa Doran
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 16-18, >18
Language: 
English
Level of difficulty: 
Medium
Level of interaction: 
High
Access rights: 
Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)
Description: 

This is a scenario that intends to introduce students to the difference between Astronomy and Astrology. Several topics of the curricula related to astronomy can be addressed in this lesson, for instance: constellations, orbit of the Earth around the Sun, etc. Students will also learn how to use the software World Wide Telescope and have the possibility to use a robotic telescope to complete the lesson.

Inquiry Learning Phases: 
Orientation (Orientation)
Conceptualisation (Conceptualisation)
Apps in use: 

A simple note taking app for the students. This app automatically saves the notes for each student separately.Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget

The teacher feedback app enables teachers to provide feedback to their students. This can be achieved by opening the link of the standalone user (available in the members section at the authoring view), proceed to the phase where this app has...Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Investigation (Investigation)
Labs in use: 

The WorldWide Telescope is a rich visualization environment that functions as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground- and space-based telescopes to enable seamless, guided explorations of the universe. WorldWide...Read more

Lab owner: 
Microsoft
Language: 
English
Age range: 
10-12, 12-14, 14-16, 16-18, >18
Apps in use: 

The table tool lets learners fill text or numbers in a table. You as the teacher, define the rows and columns of the table.Read more

Category: 
Go-Lab inquiry apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget

The table tool lets learners fill text or numbers in a table. You as the teacher, define the rows and columns of the table.Read more

Category: 
Go-Lab inquiry apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget

The teacher feedback app enables teachers to provide feedback to their students. This can be achieved by opening the link of the standalone user (available in the members section at the authoring view), proceed to the phase where this app has...Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Advanced Research ()
Apps in use: 

A simple note taking app for the students. This app automatically saves the notes for each student separately.Read more

Category: 
General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Conclusion (Conclusion)
Apps in use: 

This app allows students to upload files, e.g., assignment and reports, to the Inquiry learning Space. The app also allows teachers to download the uploaded files.Read more

Category: 
Collaboration apps, General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget

A Wiki app for students' collaborative editing work and discussionsRead more

Category: 
Collaboration apps, General apps
App type: 
OpenSocial gadget
Discussion (Discussion)
Scenario: 

To produce a print with only the dots of the major stars in a particular constellation you can follow the instrucions in this document xxxxxxx

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