Syllabus
Observatory Visit Information
University Experience Information
University Calendar of Events
eLearning@UNI - for tests and grades
eLearning Help
Contact your instructor via e-mail at siobahn.morgan@uni.edu or by clicking here
Your instructor's schedule


Learning Resources
UNI Academic Learning Center - for academic assistance in many courses
Sites that Promote academic success - Dr. Linda Walsh
Computer Training Videos and Lynda.com access
What is the difference between high school and college?
Good (and Bad) Study Methods
Plagiarism
How to get JAVA to work

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