Calendar

MONTH DATE LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC CHAPTERS IN TEXT
August 28 Introduction; Discovering the Night Sky 1
  30 Discovering the Night Sky 1
September 4 Holiday  
  6 Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets 2
  11 Gravitation and the Waltz of the Planets 2
  13 Light and Telescopes 3
  18  Light and Telescopes 3
  20 Light and Telescopes 3
  25 Earth and Moon 4
  27 Earth and Moon 4
October 2 Poster Session Research Project Presentations  
  4 Poster Session Research Project Presentations  
  9 The Other Planets and Moons 5
  11 The Other Planets and Moons 5
  16 Research Project Work 6
  18 Phases of the Moon Activity
Spectroscopy: Part 1
6
  23 Spectroscopy: Part 2  
  25 Research Project Team Activity
Midterm Review
7
  30 The Sun/Characterizing Stars 7
November 1 Midterm 8
  6 The Life Cycle and Death of Stars 9, 10
  8 The Life Cycle and Death of Stars 9, 10
  13 Galaxies 11
  15 Galaxies 11
  20 Multimedia Research Project Presentations  
  22 Multimedia Research Project Presentations  
  27 Cosmology 12
  29 Cosmology 12
December 4 Astrobiology 13
  6 Final Review  
Final Exam 12 11:00 AM 1:00 PM Sugar Pine 100

(Please note: This syllabus is a flexible guideline and is subject to change!!)

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