Chabot College

Astronomy 10: The Solar System Course Learning Outcomes

Revised January 2016

Scott Hildreth


  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the reasons for seasons, motions of the sky, & phases of the moon.

  2. Demonstrates understanding of Galileos' telescoping discoveries, Kepler’s Laws, and Newton’s Law of Gravity

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the objects in our Solar System, including the Sun, the major and minor planets, their moons, asteroids, KBOs, and comets, their formation and evolution, and how they are similar to or different from Earth.

  4. Demonstrate an understanding of current scientific theories and experiments related to the Solar System and the search for planets around other stars.

Last Updated: 1/2/16 - SH

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