Lesson Plan

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse
Lisa G.
Special education instructor
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My Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, Health & Wellness

Students will be able to teach the process and dangers of a solar eclipse and the effects it has on the human eye.

Health & Wellness
Grades 9 – 12
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1 Introduction

Go to www.kmiz.com  Review the date and time and happenings for August's solar eclipse that day.

Student Instructions

Write 5 questions from what you have learned from the website to further investigate.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Investigating

Take the five questions constructed and create a web quest for a peer to find the answer on the internet, from a worthy educational site and not from the original site of kmiz

Student Instructions

create a web quest for a peer to find the answers to the questions you created.

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Other — create a power point

Have students do the following:

Create a power point of the questions and answers they have collected

Student Instructions

Create a power point of the questions and answers you discovered from the internet with a list of the websites that the answers were retrieved from.

4 Independent Practice

Create your power point using the web quest sites, the questions and answers created on each slide with images if you choose.

Student Instructions

Your power point should be able to be shared with the whole class indicating the process of the upcoming solar eclipse, why is it so important to mid Missouri, some history of eclipses in this area on the Earth, what an eclipse is and how does it effect the human eye if viewed without proper viewing glasses.

5 Wrap UP

Activity: Presenting

Have students demonstrate the knowledge presented in their self created power points on solar eclipse information and questions

Student Instructions

Present and teach the answers gathered from the web quest Q & A in your power point