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DETAILED LESSON PLAN

IN
SCIENCE VI

I. Objectives
At the end of sixty-minute class discussion, the pupils with at least seventy-five
percent degree of proficiency should be able to:
A. Describe the zodiac constellation in the sky;
B. Draw the zodiac constellation; and
C. Appreciate the wonder of the zodiac constellation in the night sky.

II. Subject matter


Topic: “Zodiac Constellations”
Reference: BEC-PELC; Science and Health-VI
http://www.youtube.com ; http://www.ASTROMax.com
Materials: Laptop, DLP, (Power Point Presentation)
Skill to Develop: Describing, identifying
Values Integration: Appreciation

III. Lesson Procedure

Teacher’s Activity

A. Preparatory Activities

1. Review

Last time you learned about


constellation. So what is constellation?

Okay. Who can give an example of the


few famous constellations?

What are the two famous stars in Orion?

Okay, so what are the few famous


constellations that you have learn last time
class?

B. Motivation

I have here a chart.


(The Teacher will present the chart of the
picture of Horoscope.)

Class are you familiar with the pictures?

Okay so what can you say about them?


Pupil’s Activity
A group of stars that formed a patterns like an animals, objects or mythological characters and
creature.

Orion or “The Hunter”

The Betelguese and Rigel.

Orion, Ursa-minor, Ursa-major, Draco, Scorpio, Draco and Pegasus.

Yes sir.

They are the Horoscope.


Okay very good. What do they represent?

C. Presentation

Class, I have here a video clips about constellation, but before that what will you do when
you are watching?

Okay very good, so watch carefully, observe, takedown notes and list down the important
details that are to be mentioned on the video.
(The teacher will play the video clips)

D. Discussion

What have you learned from the video class?

Okay, what is zodiac class?

So how many zodiac constellations are there in the sky?

Okay very good. Who can give the name of the 12 zodiac constellations mentioned on the
video?

Where did the zodiac constellation located?

What is elliptic?
Very good. As you were watching a while ago what do you observe about the pattern of the
zodiac constellation, what do they pose or represent?

Okay good. So what pattern and month does the Aries representing?

Very good. Do you class that Aries is an autumn constellation. By the way what is autumn?

So what month it is visible to earth?

(The pupils will answer various answer.)

Keep silent and watch carefully.

About the zodiac constellations.

Zodiac is a group of constellations that form a circular pattern in the night sky.

There are 12 zodiac constellations.

Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,
Scorpio.

At the elliptic.

The path of the sun on the earth as the earth revolves around it.

They represent an object, animals, human being or mythological characters.

Aries or “the Ram” with wings and it represent between the months of March 21st to April 19th.
Autumn is the season between summer and winter.

It can be viewed in the night sky during the month of November.


Okay very good. How about the Taurus?

Okay, Taurus is also an autumn constellation. And it can be viewed on earth of what
month?

How about the Gemini?

Okay. What month it is visible to earth?

Is Gemini also an autumn constellation class?

How about Cancer?

And how about the Leo?

What about the Virgo class?

How about the Libra?

Okay, so how about the Scorpio?

How about the Sagittarius?

How about the Capricorn?


Taurus or “the Bull” represent between the months of April 20th to May 20th.

December sir.

Gemini “the Twins” it reminds the son of Zeus Castor and Pollux. It represent between the
months of May 21st to June 21st.

It can be viewed on earth on the month of January.

No sir, its winter constellation.

Cancer “the Crab” and represents between the months of June 22nd to July 22nd. It is a winter
constellation that can be best viewed on the month of February.

Leo or “the Lion” represent the between the month of July 23rd to August 22nd. And it si a winter
constellation that can be best viewed on earth on the month of March.

Virgo or “the Maiden” looks like a woman holding a grain. Represent between the months of
August 23rd to September 22nd. And it is a spring constellation that can be best viewed in the
night sky on the month of April.

Libra or the “the Scale” represent between the month of September 23rd to October 23rd. and it is
a spring constellation that cabn be best viewed on the month of May.

Scorpio or “the Scorpion” represent between the months of October 24th to November 21st, it is a
spring constellation that can be best viewed in the night sky on the month of June.

Sagittarius or ‘the Archer” represent between the months of November 22nd to December 21st. it
is a summer constellation that can be best viewed in the night sky on the month of July.

Capricorn or “the Sea Goat” represents between the months of December 22nd to January 19th and
it is a summer constellation

What about the Aquarius?

And, how about the Pisces?

Okay very good. Now that you know about the 12 zodiac constellations! So, who are the
people behind these, who studied the position of the stars?
Okay, what are the differences between Astronomy and Astrology?

How important is the zodiac constellation to the astronomer’s class?

IV. Application
(The teacher will group the pupils into four and give each group a three zodiac constellation
to do.)
Direction: Draw the patterns of the Zodiac constellations in correct positions. Describe and give
the months they are visible to earth. Each zodiac constellation is equal 5pts. So

V. Generalization
Okay, what is zodiac?

Who are the people who studying the position of the constellation?

that is visible on the month of August.

Aquarius or “the Water Bearer” represent between the months of January 20th to February 18th. It
is an summer constellation
that can be best viewed on the month of September.

Pisces or “the Fishes” represents between the months of February 19th to March 20th. It is an
autumn constellation that can be best viewed on the month of October.

(The pupils will answer different answer)


Astronomers;
Astrologers

Astronomy is scientific study of the universe beyond the Earth and astronomers tell us about the
origin, history and structure of our universe and solar system. While astrology is study of the
stars that interprets how the positions of the stars, planets and moon affect your personality, fate,
relationships etc…

The zodiac constellation helps the astronomers to figure out how other objects are travel in
space. Object like sun and even our planet.
Zodiac is a group of constellations that form a circular pattern in the night sky.

Astronomer
How many zodiac constellations are there in
the night sky?

So what are the 12 zodiac constellations?

There are 12 zodiac constellations.

Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo,


Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn,
Aquarius, Pisces.
VI. Evaluation
Direction: Choose the correct answer of the following questions.

1. It formed a circular pattern in the night sky?


a. Constellation c. Asterism
b. Zodiac constellations d. Circumpolar

2. It is a group of stars that formed a pattern like an animals or mythological creature?


a. Constellation c. Asterism
b. Zodiac constellations d. Circumpolar

3. The following are examples of zodiac constellation except one.


a. Scorpio c. Virgo
b. Libra d. Draco

4. How many zodiac constellations are there in the night sky?


a. 21 c. 12
b. 11 d. 22

5. A zodiac constellation that formed a pattern of a scale or balance?


a. Libra c. Cancer
b. Virgo d. Gemini

VII. Assignment
Direction: Write a short story about your zodiac constellation.