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 +======AY 375 - Fall 2017: Thirteenth Day Lesson Plan======
  
 +=====Section Recap (20 min)=====
 +Remind them what to think about for section recap:
 +   * What did you do? 
 +   * What worked? ​
 +   * What didn't work? What would you do differently?​
 +   * How did you assess learning?
 +   * Did anything unexpected happen?
 +
 +Words of wisdom on notecards for next year's class (5 min)
 +
 +=====Teaching Statements Peer Review (15 min)=====
 +
 +(10 min) Trade statements with a partner and fill out the {{:​peerreviewphilsophy.pdf|Peer Review}} form. 
 +
 +(5 min) Class discussion
 +
 +=====Communicating Science to the Public (45 min)=====
 +
 +(5 min) Individually,​ answer the following:
 +  - Why is it important to communicate science to the public?
 +  - Who are scientists/​speakers that inspire you (both personal examples and public figures)?
 +
 +(5 min) Class discussion
 +
 +(5 min) With a partner, come up with a list of traits of a good public talk.
 +
 +(5 min) Class discussion
 +
 +(15 min) "Grad Slam" intro and sample videos
 +
 +(10 min) Work on your own "​2-minute thesis"​ talks. They can be about your previous/​current research, or about what it means to study astronomy and why it's important. We will present these next week!
 +
 +=====Homework=====
 +  - Edit your teaching statement and bring in one copy of your final version next week.
 +  - Practice your "​2-minute thesis"​ talk and be prepared to present it next week.