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ISBN 978-0-07-351213-6
 
ISBN 978-0-07-351213-6
  
== Sections and Topics for Elementary Astronomy 107 - Spring 2012 ==
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== Sections and Topics for Elementary Astronomy 107 - Fall 2012 ==
  
  
'''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 5.1-5.3, 6.1-6.2, 6.6
 
*Units 5.1-5.3, 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, 34, 44, 48, 30, 32
 
*Units 1, 34, 44, 48, 30, 32
  
'''30 January to 5 February The Moon'''
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'''The Moon'''
 
*Units 6.5, 8.1-8.3, 39
 
*Units 6.5, 8.1-8.3, 39
  
'''6 February to 12 February Mars, Saturn, and extra-solar planets'''
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'''Mars, Saturn, and extra-solar planets'''
 
*Units 42, 45, 47
 
*Units 42, 45, 47
  
'''13 February to 19 February Comets, meteors, and meteorites'''
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'''Comets, meteors, and meteorites'''
 
*Units 49, 50
 
*Units 49, 50
  
'''20 February to 26 February Periodic table of elements and the Universe'''
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'''Periodic table of elements and the Universe'''
 
*Units 2, 4.2, 67.4, 83.1-83.2
 
*Units 2, 4.2, 67.4, 83.1-83.2
  
'''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, 52, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69.1-69.3
 
*Units 4.4, 52, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69.1-69.3
  
'''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, 54.1-54.4, 55, 64, 66
 
*Units 3, 10.3, 54.1-54.4, 55, 64, 66
  
'''12 March to 18 March Spring break'''
 
  
'''19 March to 25 March The expanding universe and the beginning of time'''
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'''The expanding universe and the beginning of time'''
 
*Units 66.3, 75, 80
 
*Units 66.3, 75, 80
  
'''26 March to 1 April Galaxies near and far'''
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'''Galaxies near and far'''
 
*Units 71, 74, 76, 78
 
*Units 71, 74, 76, 78
  
'''2 April to 8 April Special and General Relativity'''
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'''Special and General Relativity'''
 
*Units 26, 27, 69.2, 79.3, 80.2, 82
 
*Units 26, 27, 69.2, 79.3, 80.2, 82
  
'''9 April to 15 April Things beyond our understanding'''
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'''Things beyond our understanding'''
 
*Units 77, 79, 80, 81
 
*Units 77, 79, 80, 81
  
'''16 April to 22 April The story of the universe'''
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'''The story of the universe'''
 
*Units 83, 84
 
*Units 83, 84

Revision as of 17:41, 27 August 2012

Pathways to Astronomy, 3rd Edition Stephen E. Schneider and Thomas T. Arny McGraw-Hill, 2012 ISBN 978-0-07-351213-6

Sections and Topics for Elementary Astronomy 107 - Fall 2012

Constellations

  • Looking up at the front of the book
  • Star charts at end of book
  • Units 5.1-5.3, 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, 34, 44, 48, 30, 32

The Moon

  • Units 6.5, 8.1-8.3, 39

Mars, Saturn, and extra-solar planets

  • Units 42, 45, 47

Comets, meteors, and meteorites

  • Units 49, 50

Periodic table of elements and the Universe

  • Units 2, 4.2, 67.4, 83.1-83.2

Subatomic particles, birth and death of stars, black holes

  • Units 4.4, 52, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69.1-69.3

How to measure distances across the universe

  • Units 3, 10.3, 54.1-54.4, 55, 64, 66


The expanding universe and the beginning of time

  • Units 66.3, 75, 80

Galaxies near and far

  • Units 71, 74, 76, 78

Special and General Relativity

  • Units 26, 27, 69.2, 79.3, 80.2, 82

Things beyond our understanding

  • Units 77, 79, 80, 81

The story of the universe

  • Units 83, 84