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'''9 January to 15 January Constellations'''
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'''Constellations'''
 
*''Looking up'' at the front of the book
 
*''Looking up'' at the front of the book
 
*''Star charts'' at end of book
 
*''Star charts'' at end of book
 
*Units 5.4-5.5, 6.1-6.2, 6.6
 
*Units 5.4-5.5, 6.1-6.2, 6.6
  
'''16 January to 22 January The Sun keeps us warm'''
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'''The Sun keeps us warm'''
 
*Units 6.3-6.5, 7.1-7.2, 38.2, 51.1-51.4, 52.1, 53.1-53.4 56.1-56.5
 
*Units 6.3-6.5, 7.1-7.2, 38.2, 51.1-51.4, 52.1, 53.1-53.4 56.1-56.5
  
'''23 January to 29 January Telescopes, spacecraft, and the solar system'''
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'''Telescopes, spacecraft, and the solar system'''
 
*Units 1, 32, 42, 46, 28, 30
 
*Units 1, 32, 42, 46, 28, 30
  
'''30 January to 5 February The Moon'''
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'''The Moon'''
 
*Units 6.5, 8.1-8.3, 37
 
*Units 6.5, 8.1-8.3, 37
  
'''6 February to 12 February Mars, Saturn, and extra-solar planets'''
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'''Mars, Saturn, and extra-solar planets'''
 
*Units 40, 43, 45
 
*Units 40, 43, 45
  
'''13 February to 19 February Comets, meteors, and meteorites'''
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'''Comets, meteors, and meteorites'''
 
*Units 47, 48
 
*Units 47, 48
  
'''20 February to 26 February Periodic table of elements and the Universe'''
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'''Periodic table of elements and the Universe'''
 
*''Period Table'' inside back cover
 
*''Period Table'' inside back cover
 
*Units 2, 4.2, 66.4, 81.1
 
*Units 2, 4.2, 66.4, 81.1
  
'''Saturday, 25 February, through Monday, 27 February First exam'''
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'''Subatomic particles, birth and death of stars, black holes'''
 
 
'''27 February to 4 March Subatomic particles, birth and death of stars, black holes'''
 
 
*Units 4.4, 50, 59, 61, 62, 64, 66, 67, 68.1-68.3
 
*Units 4.4, 50, 59, 61, 62, 64, 66, 67, 68.1-68.3
  
'''5 March to 11 March How to measure distances across the universe'''
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'''How to measure distances across the universe'''
 
*Units 3, 10.3, 52.1-52.4, 54, 63, 65
 
*Units 3, 10.3, 52.1-52.4, 54, 63, 65
  
'''12 March to 18 March Spring break'''
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'''The expanding universe and the beginning of time'''
 
 
'''19 March to 25 March The expanding universe and the beginning of time'''
 
 
*Units 65.3 74 79
 
*Units 65.3 74 79
  
'''26 March to 1 April Galaxies near and far'''
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'''Galaxies near and far'''
 
*Units 70, 73, 75, 77
 
*Units 70, 73, 75, 77
  
'''2 April to 8 April Special and General Relativity'''
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'''Special and General Relativity'''
 
*Units 53, 68.4-68.5, 78.3, 79.2, 80.4
 
*Units 53, 68.4-68.5, 78.3, 79.2, 80.4
  
'''9 April to 15 April Things beyond our understanding'''
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'''Things beyond our understanding'''
 
*Units 76, 78, 79, 80
 
*Units 76, 78, 79, 80
  
'''16 April to 22 April The story of the universe'''
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'''The story of the universe'''
 
*Units 81, 82
 
*Units 81, 82

Revision as of 17:43, 27 August 2012

Pathways to Astronomy, 2nd Edition Stephen E. Schneider and Thomas T. Arny McGraw-Hill, 2009 ISBN 978-0-07-340445-5


Sections and Topics for Elementary Astronomy 107 - Spring 2012

Constellations

  • Looking up at the front of the book
  • Star charts at end of book
  • Units 5.4-5.5, 6.1-6.2, 6.6

The Sun keeps us warm

  • Units 6.3-6.5, 7.1-7.2, 38.2, 51.1-51.4, 52.1, 53.1-53.4 56.1-56.5

Telescopes, spacecraft, and the solar system

  • Units 1, 32, 42, 46, 28, 30

The Moon

  • Units 6.5, 8.1-8.3, 37

Mars, Saturn, and extra-solar planets

  • Units 40, 43, 45

Comets, meteors, and meteorites

  • Units 47, 48

Periodic table of elements and the Universe

  • Period Table inside back cover
  • Units 2, 4.2, 66.4, 81.1

Subatomic particles, birth and death of stars, black holes

  • Units 4.4, 50, 59, 61, 62, 64, 66, 67, 68.1-68.3

How to measure distances across the universe

  • Units 3, 10.3, 52.1-52.4, 54, 63, 65

The expanding universe and the beginning of time

  • Units 65.3 74 79

Galaxies near and far

  • Units 70, 73, 75, 77

Special and General Relativity

  • Units 53, 68.4-68.5, 78.3, 79.2, 80.4

Things beyond our understanding

  • Units 76, 78, 79, 80

The story of the universe

  • Units 81, 82