Go to www.kmiz.com Review the date and time and happenings for August's solar eclipse that day.
Write 5 questions from what you have learned from the website to further investigate.
2 Direct Instruction
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
create a web quest for a peer to find the answers to the questions you created.
3 Guided Practice
Have students do the following:
Create a power point of the questions and answers they have collected
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.
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
Have students demonstrate the knowledge presented in their self created power points on solar eclipse information and questions
Present and teach the answers gathered from the web quest Q & A in your power point