Syllabus
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Computer Training Videos and Lynda.com access
What is the difference between high school and college?
Plagiarism

Course Material - Notes, Homework, Review Sheets, Practice tests
Section 1 - Introductory material, motions of the Sun, Moon, and planets, physics of light, telescopes
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #1 - PDF - Due Sept. 4
Homework #2 - PDF - Due Sept. 18
Mars image
Test Review Sheets
Practice Tests
Example Angle problems - Java Program
Moon Phases Quiz - Java Program
Another Moon Phases Quiz - Java Program
Section 2 - The Sun, other stars, their properties, formation, life and death, supernovae, pulsars, black holes
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #3 - PDF - Due October 2
Daily Sunspot Number - Use the SESC sunspot number
Sunspot Predictions
Historical Sunspot Cycles
Star Generator
Star Generator - try this if the above doesn't work
Spectral Type Characteristics
Homework #4 - PDF - Due October 16
Low Mass evolution
High Mass evolution
Recent Supernovae DO NOT USE INTERNET EXPLORER FOR THIS!!! USE FIREFOX or CHROME!!!
Test Review Sheets
Practice Tests
Section 3 - The Milky Way and other galaxies, active galaxies, the Universe and its fate
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #5 - PDF - Due November 6
Globular Cluster Information
Galaxies - Question 2
Hubble Deep Field - Question 3
Test Review Sheets
Practice Tests
Section 4 - Planets and other things in the solar system.
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #6 - PDF - Due November 20
Transit of Planet
If you can't get the above to work use this link
Star masses
Image of transiting planet
Homework #7 - PDF - Due December 11
Travelling to other worlds - Java version
Travelling to other worlds - Javascript version
Saturn Moons and Mars Surfaces
Iceflow features
Test Review Sheets
Practice Tests
Supplementary Material
Constellation Java Programs
Constellation Maps - PDF Format
Constellation Quizzes
Various Astronomy Web Sites
On-line Calculator