Course Syllabus AST 101 Sections 1&2

August 23-25 (Week 1):

Introduction, Scale of the Cosmos, The Sky. (Textbook Chapters 1&2)

August 25 - September 1 (Weeks 1&2):

Cycles in the Sky. (Textbook Chapters 2&3)

September 1-8 (Weeks 2&3):

Gravity (Textbook Chapter 4)

September 6 - Quiz 1:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

September 8-15 (Weeks 3&4):

Astronomical Tools (Textbook Start of Chapter 5, Chapter 6)

September 20-22 (Week 5):

Atoms and Starlight. (Textbook Chapter 5)

September 20 - Quiz 2:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

September 27 (Week 6) - First Exam:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

September 29 - October 6 (Weeks 6&7):

The Properties of Stars. (Textbook Chapters 16&17)

October 6 - Quiz 3:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

October 6-13 (Weeks 7&8):

Formation and Structure of Stars (Textbook Chapters 16,18,19)

October 18-25 (Weeks 9&10):

Stellar Evolution. (Textbook Chapters 19&20)

October 20 - Quiz 4:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

October 25-27 (Week 10) :

Neutron Stars and Black Holes. (Textbook Chapters 20&21)

November 1 (Week 11): - Second Exam:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

November 3-8 (Weeks 11&12):

The Galaxy. (Textbook Chapter 22)

November 10-15 (Weeks 12&13):

Galaxies. (Textbook Chapter 23)

November 10 - Quiz 5:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores

November 17-22 (Weeks 13&14):

Active Galactic Nuclei. (Textbook Chapter 24)

November 29 - December 1 (Week 15):

Cosmology. (Textbook Chapters 25&26)

November 29 - Quiz 6:

Section 1 Scores

Section 2 Scores