PHY 580 - ASTROBIOLOGY FOR TEACHERS


Assignments for WEEK


Weely Objectives:

  • Identify the variables that are essential to estimating the number of civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy that are capable of communicating with Earth.
  • Explain how estimations are used to approximate unknown values for specific variables in the search for life.
  • Use the Drake equation to estimate the number of civilizations that could be present in the Milky Way.

 

Reading Assignment:

  • none

 

Homework Assignment:

 

Lab Activity:

 

Discussion Question(s):

Now that everyone has completed the Field Test and Implementation assignment, discuss in groups what you learned from this activity. Consider educational issues such as:

  • classroom management
  • learning cycle format
  • inquiry based learning

 


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