Lesson PlanningWaynesburg UniversityWriting the lesson plan:Translating thoughts into a plan of action _____________________________________________
Pennsylvania Academic Standard(s) addressed during this lesson
(Provide Standard number and statement)
Science Standard 3.4.4 D. D. Describe the composition and structure of the universe and the earth’s place in it.• Identify planets in our solar system and their general characteristics.
Lesson Objective(s)(Stated in observable and measurable terms)
Given various lessons on solar system unit and access to books and internet students will be able analyze whatthey have learned to form an opinion on the best option for the next NASA space mission.After forming their opinion, and given access to the internet and the Weebly blog application the student will beable to describe in a paragraph why their opinion should be considered by NASA.
Assessment Plan(What will be done to determine if lesson objectives have been met?)
Using information obtained from previous lessons the student will create opinion about the location of the next NASA space mission and back up that opinion in a paragraph which will be reviewed by the teacher using arubric.
Books, notes, previous projects, computers, internet access, access to Weebly Blog
Inclusion Techniques for Students with Special Needs:
Possible inclusion techniques may include: special seating near teacher, having a peer partner to aid the studentor others depending on the special need of the particular student.
Possible enrichment techniques may include: Using the NASA website and NASA YouTube channel to findinformation and watch podcasts or videos from previous or future space missions, work in groups to discusswhat plans are most feasible, or going on a class field trip to a local science museum.