Astro 10 Home Page - Fall 2018 - Chabot College - Scott Hildreth

Chabot College

Astronomy 10: The Solar System!

Scott Hildreth


Fall 2018 On-Campus Courses

Astro 10 Class Resources:

Links to Powerpoint Lectures

Getting started with CONNECT with Canvas - short PowerPoint to help you register!

Using CONNECT to help you learn Astronomy

Stars & Constellations Handout for Planetarium Quiz

Citation Guide for Astronomy

Astronomy 10 Course Learning Outcomes

My expectations for you!

 

Astronomy 10 Discussion Assignment Lists (Bring your typed, spell-checked work to campus on the dates shown in the calendar above!)

  ==> My suggestions for how to demonstrate good scholarship in the Astronomy Discussion Homework Assignments
 

  Initial Assignment:  Login to Canvas, Post a Short Bio, and Set Up Connect Access

  1. The Full Moon & Lunar Effects

  2. Sunsigns and Astrology: Where was the Sun when you were born?
           
  3. The Reasons for Seasons
        (extra credit: Moon Phases around the world?)
     
  4. Magnetism vs. Gravity
        (extra credit: The Nature of Science)
     
  5. Women Hold Up Half the Sky
        (extra credit: Astronomical Poetry)
     
  6. Good Science vs. Bad Science: Asteroid XF11
        (extra credit: Ethics in Science)
     
  7. NASA's Budget - Is it worth the money?
        (extra credit: Astronomy in the News)
     
  8. The Evolution of Humanity & Detecting Life in Space

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