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Astrophysics Five Paragraph Essay
Possible Points

Introduction
5

Point 1
5

Point 2
5

Point 3
5

Conclusion - Make sure it covers the StandardsChart to summarize
510

Works Cited in MLA (2-3)
5

Total
40



PhotoStory Rubric
Possible Points

Title Page
10

Points 1-3Chart input from Essay
3010

Conclusion with Credits for Photos at End (in MLA)
20

Photos (10 minimum) Clear and on topic
20

Voice – Correct Volume and Clear
20

Music – Appropriate and correct volume
10

Overall Editing (3-5 mins long), by the due date, render to .wmv file
10

Total
130







- Describe essential ideas about the composition and structure of the universe and the earth’s place in it.

· Compare various planets’ characteristics.-

· Describe basic star types and identify the sun as a star type.-

· Describe and differentiate comets, asteroids and meteors.-

· Identify gravity as the force that keeps planets in orbit around the sun and governs the rest of the movement of the solar system and the universe.

· Illustrate how the positions of stars and constellations change in relation to the Earth during an evening and from month to month.-

  • Identify equipment and instruments that explore the universe.-

· Identify the accomplishments and contributions provided by selected past and present scientists in the field of astronomy.

· Identify and articulate space program efforts to investigate possibilities of living in space and on other planets. -

Explain essential ideas about the composition and structure of the universe.

· Compare the basic structures of the universe (e.g., galaxy types, nova, black holes, neutron stars).

· Describe the structure and life cycle of star, using the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. -

· Describe the nuclear processes involved in energy production in a star. -


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