Academic Calendar Fall 2015
Academic Center Workshops - You can get HELP Here!!!
Registration Information
Freshmen Advising Information
Transfer Plan-it - check to see which transfer credits apply
Academic Advising

Peer Mentor Contact Information
Observatory Visit Information
eLearning@UNI - for tests and grades
eLearning Help
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Your instructor's schedule
How to get JAVA programs to work

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

Course Material - Notes, Homework, Review Sheets, Practice tests
Section 1 - Introductory material, motions of the Sun, Moon, and planets, physics of light, telescopes
Recorded Lectures
Test Review Sheets
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
Recorded Lectures
Test Review Sheets
Section 3 - The Milky Way and other galaxies, active galaxies, the Universe and its fate
Recorded Lectures
Homework #5 - PDF - Due November 6
Globular Cluster Information - Question 1
Galaxies - Question 2
Calculate Luminosity - Question 3
HOMEWORK HELP!!! - Recording to help you do the homework!!!
Test Review Sheets
Section 4 - Planets and other things in the solar system.
Recorded Lectures
Homework #6 - PDF - Due November 20
Transit of Planet
Star masses
Image of transiting planet
HOMEWORK HELP!!! - For question 1 only
HOMEWORK HELP!!! - For question 2 only
Homework #7 - PDF - Due December 11
Test Review Sheets
Supplementary Material
Constellation Java Programs
Constellation Maps - PDF Format
Constellation Quizzes
Various Astronomy Web Sites
On-line Calculator