Mr. Buffone, HCJHS Astronomy 7 – Fourth Quarter Project


CONSTELLATION PROJECTS, DUE LAST WEEK OF THE QUARTER

1) Find 5 different constellations.
2) Draw them by drawing their stars and connecting the dots.
3) Label the 2 brightest stars in each constellation.
4) Label the 2 brightest stars' distances from Earth in light years.
5) Place a cover page entitled "Some constellations of the night sky." Include an Image.
6) Place your name, date, and period on the cover page.

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/constellation_hunt.htm

http://www.kidskonnect.com/subject-index/15-science/102-star-a-constellations.html

THE HISTORY OF SPACE EXPLORATION

Create a project that details the History of Space Exploration (from 1200s China Rocket Propulsion to Present Day), particularly the Cold War race between the the former USSR (the Russian Soviet Union) and the United States of America. (80 pts)

You may choose one of the following project formats:
A) Power Point Presentation
B) Scale Model Timeline
C) A Mobile

Your project checklist:
Name, Date, Pd. (2 pts)
Visible, Clear, Obvious Title (2 pts)
Artistic or Creative Integrity (not sloppy or blurry or poorly assembled) (6 pts)

Early Rocketry

Information on Chinese Rocketry (4 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Early U.S. Rocketry (4 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Artificial Satellites (6 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Zond Programs (8 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Luna / Mercury Programs (8 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Vostok Program (5 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Gemini Program (5 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Apollo Program (6 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Pioneer, Viking, Voyager, Magellan, Galileo, Messenger (12 pts)
who
when
where
picture

Information on Mars Surveyor, Odyssey, & Phoenix Programs (12 pts)
who
when
where
picture