Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Students will learn how cultures from ancient times to the present have used the sun and other objects in the sky to mark the passage of time. They will see how archaeoastronomers use ancient observatories to predict seasons and special events. Digital imaging (or one or more of the other technologies) will be used to help document and present student observations.

Subjects:

  • Career & Technical Education > General
  • Career & Technical Education > Technology
  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving
  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > History of Science
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Anthropology
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

LearniT-TeachiT archaeoastronomy timekeeping time keeping astronomy

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

SCI.6.3.A: Science

in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student;

SCI.7.3.D: Science

relate the impact of research on scientific thought and society, including the history of science and contributions of scientists as related to the content.

SCI.8.3.A: Science

in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student;
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