Forum: Teachers Lab

Topic: Lesson Plan and Activity Ideas

Topic Posted by: Linda W. Braun ( )
Date Posted: Sat Jan 30 7:48:02 US/Eastern 1999
Topic Description: Do you have a lesson plan or idea which can help students learn about astronomy concepts and/or overcome scientific misconceptiosn? If you would like to exchange these with other teachers please post them here.

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Posted by: Paul Kiefer ( )
Date posted: Thu Jun 15 11:26:27 US/Eastern 2000
Subject: pre(mis)conceptions
While specifically astronomy, you might check out the modeling physics web sight ( In teaching physics we try to discover the preconceptions and then work to change them by guiding students through a series of activities to help them develop a new mental model.

Posted by: Tom Hocking ( )
Organization:International Planetarium Society, Inc.
Date posted: Wed Feb 17 19:12:55 US/Eastern 1999
Subject: Hello and Welcome!
I'd like to know what you are doing with Moon Phase Modeling and Seasonal Explanations.


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