PHYS 1513 - Astronomy 1 - The Solar System (3h)

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This course is the first part of a general introduction to astronomy. It emphasizes the night sky and objects in our solar system. The instructor discusses space science, telescopes, cameras and other instruments used in the study of astronomy. The major goals of the course are to expand horizons, apply the scientific method, teach critical and logical thinking, and practice problem solving skills. Students are expected to develop the ability to search for, verify, interpret, and communicate scientific information. Special attention will be paid to overcoming "math phobia" and developing long-term interest in science.


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N2 Online Svetlana Barkanova Open Entry Syllabus More Info


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