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A Semi-detailed Lesson Plan in Science 8
I. Objectives:
At the end of the 60-minute discussion, the students should be able to:
 describe the changes that happens to a fragment from a comet or asteroid as it
enters the Earth’s atmosphere;
 explain the relationship between a meteoroid, meteor, and meteorite; and
 state the importance of hard work and perseverance to achieve life’s goals.
II.Subject Matter:
Topic : Meteoroid, Meteor and Meteorite
Activity : Place Me Where I Belong
Reference : Grade 8 Science Learner’s Module, pp 160-162
Materials : PowerPointpresentation, Illustration of the Earth’s atmosphere and the outer
space, illustration boards, cartolinas
III. Procedure:
A. Preparation
1. Daily Routines
a. Checking of Attendance
b. Classroom Management
2. Review
What did we do last meeting?
Can you share to the class what you wrote on your essay?
3. Motivation
Similar but Different
The teacher will flash pictures of things that are similar or related to one
another. The students will identify the pictures by rearranging the shapes with
words that correspond with the images. The group with the highest score and the
most behaved wins the game.
1. Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Karate
2. Cruiser, Ship, Boat
3. Football, Soccer, Rugby
4. Meteor, Meteorite, Meteoroid
B. Presentation
Task 1. The teacher will show a picture of a meteor and will ask the students the
following questions:
 Have you ever seen a shooting star in the night sky? Can you describe
for us what you saw?
Task2. Discussion
 What isa meteor?
 What isa meteoroid?
 From whatcelestial (space) objectscana meteoroidcome from?
 What causesa meteor?
 How can youdifferentiate ameteorfromacometwhenviewedfromEarth?
 What is a meteorite?
 What happens as a fragment from an asteroid or comet enters our
atmosphere?
Analysis.
Using the table below, differentiate meteoroid from meteor and meteorite.
Meteoroid Meteor Meteorite
Application.
 How are meteor,meteoroid,and meteoriterelated toeachother?
C. Values Integration
The teacherwill showa picture of a shootingstarand will askthe studentsthe following
questions:
 If you find a shooting star up in the night sky, what would you do?
 What would you wish for?
 Do you think there is a connection between the occurrence of a shooting star
and the realization of your dreams?
 What would you do to ensure that your dreams will come true?
“Wishes do come true, if you work for it too.”
IV. Evaluation
1. A light phenomenon observed when a meteoroid passes through the atmosphere.
2. A fragment from a comet, an asteroid, Moon, or even Mars that orbits around the Sun.
3-4. Whena meteoroidenters the atmosphere,itusually______ andthe fragmentthatsurvives
and reaches the ground is called _______.
5.(True or False)A meteormovesmore swiftlycomparedtoacomet.
V.Assignment.
Research on the Internet or interview your relatives about their superstitious beliefs about
comets, asteroids and meteors, write your answers on a one half crosswise sheet of paper.
Preparedby:
Jan S. del Rosario
Practice Teacher
Meteor, Meteorite, Meteoroids

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Meteor, Meteorite, Meteoroids

  • 1. A Semi-detailed Lesson Plan in Science 8 I. Objectives: At the end of the 60-minute discussion, the students should be able to:  describe the changes that happens to a fragment from a comet or asteroid as it enters the Earth’s atmosphere;  explain the relationship between a meteoroid, meteor, and meteorite; and  state the importance of hard work and perseverance to achieve life’s goals. II.Subject Matter: Topic : Meteoroid, Meteor and Meteorite Activity : Place Me Where I Belong Reference : Grade 8 Science Learner’s Module, pp 160-162 Materials : PowerPointpresentation, Illustration of the Earth’s atmosphere and the outer space, illustration boards, cartolinas III. Procedure: A. Preparation 1. Daily Routines a. Checking of Attendance b. Classroom Management 2. Review What did we do last meeting? Can you share to the class what you wrote on your essay? 3. Motivation Similar but Different The teacher will flash pictures of things that are similar or related to one another. The students will identify the pictures by rearranging the shapes with words that correspond with the images. The group with the highest score and the most behaved wins the game. 1. Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Karate 2. Cruiser, Ship, Boat 3. Football, Soccer, Rugby 4. Meteor, Meteorite, Meteoroid B. Presentation Task 1. The teacher will show a picture of a meteor and will ask the students the following questions:  Have you ever seen a shooting star in the night sky? Can you describe for us what you saw? Task2. Discussion  What isa meteor?
  • 2.  What isa meteoroid?  From whatcelestial (space) objectscana meteoroidcome from?  What causesa meteor?  How can youdifferentiate ameteorfromacometwhenviewedfromEarth?  What is a meteorite?  What happens as a fragment from an asteroid or comet enters our atmosphere?
  • 3. Analysis. Using the table below, differentiate meteoroid from meteor and meteorite. Meteoroid Meteor Meteorite Application.  How are meteor,meteoroid,and meteoriterelated toeachother? C. Values Integration The teacherwill showa picture of a shootingstarand will askthe studentsthe following questions:  If you find a shooting star up in the night sky, what would you do?  What would you wish for?  Do you think there is a connection between the occurrence of a shooting star and the realization of your dreams?  What would you do to ensure that your dreams will come true? “Wishes do come true, if you work for it too.” IV. Evaluation 1. A light phenomenon observed when a meteoroid passes through the atmosphere. 2. A fragment from a comet, an asteroid, Moon, or even Mars that orbits around the Sun. 3-4. Whena meteoroidenters the atmosphere,itusually______ andthe fragmentthatsurvives and reaches the ground is called _______. 5.(True or False)A meteormovesmore swiftlycomparedtoacomet. V.Assignment. Research on the Internet or interview your relatives about their superstitious beliefs about comets, asteroids and meteors, write your answers on a one half crosswise sheet of paper. Preparedby: Jan S. del Rosario Practice Teacher