Students will explain the impact and relative positions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun on tides.
Groups, Whole Class
1.3, 4.1, 4.3, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.8
|Lesson Components||Time||Inquiry Skills||Tech. Used||Engage Level||Brief Description|
|Engage||5 min||5.2||Video, Simulation||2||Students watch video clip of tides on Earth.|
|Explore||10 min||1.3, 4.1||none||3||Students model the impact of the Moon and the Sun on tides.|
|Explain||10 min||1.3, 4.3, 4.1||EdPuzzle||2||Students answer questions during EdPuzzle activity.|
|Expand||10 min||1.3, 5.3, 5.8, 5.9, 5.5||Simulation||3||Students create their own 2D models of neap and spring tides.|
|Evaluate||10 min||4.3||none||2||Student will complete 4 question exit ticket.|
|1||Low||Listen to lecture, observe the teacher, individual reading, teacher demonstration, teacher-centered instruction|
|2||Medium||Raise questions, lecture with discussion, record data, make predictions, technology interaction with assistance|
|3||High||Hands-on activity or inquiry; critique others, draw conclusions, make connections, problem-solve, student-centered|
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