Astronomy 30500 PR Fall 2020 Course Schedule

ASTRONOMY 30500 PR

COURSE NUMBER: 24665

FALL 2020

Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 PM to 3:50 PM – On Line

COURSE SCHEDULE

 

Day

Date

Class

Explorations 9th Ed.

Topic

Assignment: Chap (Test Yourself)

Assignment: Chap (Review Q)

Th

Aug 27

1

Preview

Cosmic Landscape I

P(TY 2,3,4)

P(1-7)

Tu

Sep 1

2

1.1-2

Cosmic Landscape II + Cycles of the Sky I

1(TY 1,3,4)

1(1,4,5)

Th

Sep 3

3

1.3-4, 2.1-2

Cycles of the Sky II + History I 

1(TY 7,11)

2(1,5)

Tu

Sep 10

4

2.3-4

History II

2(TY 2,5,6,7)

2(7,11)

Th

Sep 12

5

Essay* 1, 3.1-4

Backyard Astro + Gravity & Motion I

E1(TY 2,4,6) 3(TY 2,4,5,6)

E1(2-4) 3(1,5)

Tu

Sep 15

6

3.5-3.8

Gravity & Motion II

3(TY 7,8,9)

3(7,10,11)

Th

Sep 17

7

4.1-4

Light & Atoms I

4(TY 1,2,3)

4(1,5,7)

Tu

Sep 22

8

4.5-6, Essay* 2, 5.1-2

Light & Atoms II + Relativity + Telescopes I

4(TY6,7,8) E2(TY 1,2,4) 5(TY 1,2)

4(9) E2(7) 5(2)

Th

Sep 24

9

5.3-5, 6.1-5,

Telescopes II + The Earth I

5(TY 4,6,8,9) 6(TY 1,2,3,5)

6(1,4)

Th

Oct 1

10

6.6-7, Essay* 3, 7.1-5

The Earth II + Keeping Time + The Moon

6(TY 7) E3(TY 2,3,4) 7(TY 1,3,5,6)

6(16) E3(2) 7(2)

Tu

Oct 6

11

 

Review

 

 

Th

Oct 7

12

First Exam: 1 Hr

All Topics through Chapter 7

 

 

Tu

Oct 13

13

8.1-3

Survey of Solar System + Terrestrial Planets I

8(TY 2,3,5,7)

8(3,7)

Th

Oct 15

14

9.1-4

Terrestrial Planets II

9(TY 3,4,6,8)

9(5,8,14,18)

Tu

Oct 20

15

10.1-5

Outer Planets

10(TY 1,2,3,4,5)

10(8,11,16)

Th

Oct 22

16

11.1-4

Meteors, Asteroids & Comets

11(TY 1,2,4,8,9,11)

11(10,13,19)

Tu

Oct 27

17

12.1-2

The Sun I

12(TY 1,2)

`12(2,19,10)

Th

Oct 29

18

12.3-5

The Sun II

12(TY 4,6,7)

12(11,14,16,20)

Tu

Nov 3

19

13.1-5

Measuring Properties of Stars

13(TY 1,2,3,5,8,9)

13(5,6,7,8,9)

Th

Nov 5

21

14.1-8

Stellar Evolution

14(TY 1,5,6,7,9.10)

14(8,11,14,19,23)

Tu

Nov 10

20

Second Exam: 1 Hr

Topics in Chapters 8 - 13

 

 

Th

Nov 12

22

15.1-3

Stellar Remnants

15(TY 1,4,5,7,8)

15(3,9,13,20)

Tu

Nov 14

23

16.1-4

The Milky Way I

16(TY 1,3)

16(3,5,10,14)

Th

Nov 19

24

16.5-8

The Milky Way II

16(TY 7,8,9)

16(16,17,18)

Tu

Nov 24

25

17.1-4

Galaxies I

17(TY 1,2,3)

17(2,6,10,12)

Tu

Dec 1

26

17.5-6, 18.1-3

Galaxies II & Cosmology

17(TY 9,10) 18(TY 1,2,3)

17(19,20) 18(5,8,9,12)

Th

Dec 3

27

18.4-6, Essay* 4

Cosmology & The Origin of Life

18(TY 5,7,9) E4(TY 1,2,7)

18(14,19,20)  E4(6,9)

Tu

Dec 8

28

 

Review

 

 

 

TBD

29

Final Exam

All Topics

 

 

* “Essay” refers to the four chapters in the book so named.