ASTR 312 Class Materials

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Handouts/Observing/Movie Guides
Course Outline Lecture schedule Clicker solutions OpenStax eTextbook
Skycharts Galileo’s Battle for the Heavens Guide In the Shadow of the Moon Guide
CLASS NOTES (PDF)
01. Intro 02. Sky & Astrology 03. Early Astronomy
04. The Greeks 05. Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler 06. Bruno, Galileo, Newton
07. Modern Age 08. Technology 09. Space Age
SUPPLEMENTAL VIDEOs (VIUTUBE)
01. What is science? 02a. Constellations 02b. Astrology
03. Interpretation 04a. Aristarchus & parallax 04b. Geocentric model
05a. Retrograde explained 05b. Kepler’s Laws 06a. Colour vision
06b. Dave Scott (Apollo 15) 06c. Galileo’s evidence 07a. Venus Transit 12
07b. Inertia & motion 07c. Globular cluster locations 07d. Inverse square law
08. Adaptive optics 09. Saturn V & Apollo 1, 2
PRESENTATION GUIDELINES (PDF)
Instructions Marking Rubric Referencing example
STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
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