Course Syllabus

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

Scale of the Cosmos & The Sky (Textbook Chapter 1)

September 3-15 (Weeks 2-4):

Origin of Modern Astronomy (Textbook Chapter 2)

September 8 - Quiz 1 Scores

September 15-22 (Weeks 4&5):

Nature of Light, Spectroscopy and Atoms (Textbook Chapters 3&4)

September 22-24 (Week 5):

Astronomical Tools (Textbook Chapter 5)

September 22 - Quiz 2 Scores

September 29 (Week 6): First Exam Scores

October 1-6 (Weeks 6&7):

The Sun (Textbook Chapter 16)

October 8-13 (Weeks 7&8):

Overview of the Solar System, Formation of Planetary Systems (Textbook Chapters 6&15)

October 8 - Quiz 3 Scores

October 15-20 (Weeks 8&9):

Earth. (Textbook Chapter 7)

October 22-27 (Weeks 9&10):

The Moon and Mercury. (Textbook Chapter 8)

October 22 - Quiz 4 Scores

October 29 - November 5 (Weeks 10&11):

Venus and Mars (Textbook Chapters 9&10)

November 3 (Week 11): Second Exam Scores

November 10-17 (Weeks 12&13):

Jupiter and Saturn (Textbook Chapters 11&12)

November 12 - Quiz 5 Scores

November 17-19 (Week 13):

Uranus and Neptune (Textbook Chapter 13)

November 19 - December 1 (Weeks 13-15):

Small Solar System Objects (Textbook Chapter 14)

December 1 - Quiz 6 Scores

December 3 (Week 15):

Search for Life in the Universe (Textbook Chapter 28)