Academic Calendar Fall 2016

Syllabus
Observatory Visit Information
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 September 4
Homework #2 - PDF - Due September 18
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
Notes
Recorded Lectures
Homework #3 - PDF - Due October 2
Daily Sunspot Number - Use the NOAA value
Sunspot Predictions
Historical Sunspot Cycles
Star Generator
Spectral Type Characteristics
Homework #4 - PDF - Due October 16
Recent Supernovae Don't use Internet Explorer to view this - use Firefox, or Chrome.
Test Review Sheets
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
Test Review Sheets
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
Image of transiting planet
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