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AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL,

Australian International School, DHAKA


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DAILY LESSON PLAN

YEAR /GRADE LEVEL: 7


TEACHER: Irtifa Tazkia

SUBJECT:

SCIENCE

Topic: ACSSU115 (Earth in Space)

Day &
Date
Sunday
8.03.15

Lesson Outline
Learning outcome:
At the end of the lesson students will have a clear
concept on stars, the milky way, constellations,
planets and dwarf planets.
Opening Activity( 5 minutes)
A pre-quiz is taken. The following questions may be
asked. List space rocks that pose threat to Earth.
(Answers can be asteroids, comets, large meteorites.
What is the milky way? (Galaxy to which our
solar system belongs)
What causes tides? (Combined gravitational
pool of moon and sun)
Distinguish between satellites and shooting
stars. (Satellites move constantly and evenly)

Time
40
mins

Resourc
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Reflection

Journal
Board
Marker
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Group Activity (30 minutes)


The whole class is divided into 3 groups and they are
assigned with different topics which they have to
understand by going through the book and then
explain to their fellow classmates. The topics that will
be assigned are- The milky way, stars and
constellations, planets and dwarf planets.
Closing Activity ( 5 minutes)
Teacher gives feedback and explains a few concepts if
necessary and also corrects the mistakes of the
students.
Agenda: Explain why planets are sometimes
mistaken for stars.
Explain why Pluto is no longer considered as a planet.
Day &
Date
Mon/Tue
s
9.03.15/
10.03.15

Lesson Outline
Learning outcome:
At the end of the lesson students will know whether
astrology should be used or not unless it is
scientifically proved.
The whole class will be taken in IT lab.
Opening Activity( 10 minutes)
Students will be taken to the IT Lab and will be made
to settle down there. The teacher will give the topic
for a debate and she will give necessary instructions.
The topic will be Astrology should not be used unless
it can be proven scientifically.

Time

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Reflection

40
mins
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Group activity (25 minutes)
Part 1: The two groups will prepare for the debate.
(10 minutes)
Part 2: Students will debate on the assigned topic.
(15 minutes)
Closing Activity ( 5 minutes)
Teacher will provide feedback to the students and will
choose the winning team and will answer to their
critical questions.
Agenda: Prepare two tables where you find the
contrast between 1. A planet and a star
2. Astronomy and astrology
Day &
Date
Wednes
day

Lesson Outline

Learning outcome:
At the end of the lesson students will be familiar with
the concept of light pollution, how it can be reduced
11.03.15 and also how it creates problems in astronomy.
This class will be taken in the IT lab.
Opening Activity (10 minutes )
Students will be taken to the IT lab and will be made
to settle down there. They will then watch a short
video on astronomy.
Individual Activity: (15 minutes)
Students will have to construct a letter or email to the

Time
40
mins

Resourc
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Reflection

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IT LAB

editor of a newspaper in which they have to propose


some ways in which people living in the capital city
can reduce light pollution to create better conditions
for amateur astronomy.
Closing Activity( 5 minutes)
Students will submit the print out of the letter or
email. They will then discuss the ways that they
proposed.
Agenda: Go through chapter 9.2 at home.
Day &
Date
Thursda
y

Lesson Outline

Time

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Reflection

Learning Outcome: A the end of the lesson students


will have a clear concept on

12.03.15
Opening Activity ( 5 minutes)
Teacher will inform the students that they will have to
conduct an experiment and she will give necessary
instructions to the students to conduct the
experiment.
Group Activity(10 minutes)
The whole class will be divided into 3 groups. The
groups will then conduct the experiment Go jump!
according to the instructions explained in the practical
activities of the Science book.

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IT LAB

Individual Activity (20 minutes)


Students will write a report on the finding from the
experiment that they conducted.
Closing Activity (5 minutes)
Agenda: It would be easy for astronauts to move
about on the surface of Mars but it would be
impossible for them on Jupiter. Propose reasons why.