|CLASS CODE:||PH 127L||CREDITS: 1|
|DIVISION:||PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - Physical Science requirement.|
|CATALOG DESCRIPTION:||Observational astronomy designed to give the student experience in observing and analyzing basic astronomical phenomena.
Must be taken concurrently with PH 127.
|DESCRIPTION:||Observational astronomy designed to give the student experience in observing and analyzing basic astronomical phenomena. Must be taken concurrently with PH 127.
Predicting Star/Plant Locations
Observing Stars, Planets and the Moon
Optics and Telescopes
Physical Properties of stars
Mass of Jupiter
Average Density and the Planets
Radioactivity and Age Dating
|OBJECTIVES:||To observe motions of the celestial objects in the sky and demonstrate techniques used by scientists to discover information about the stars and planets.|
|REQUIREMENTS:||Attendance is mandatory. Labs cannot be done outside of class. Each lab is 25 points (lab #3 is 40 points), reading quizzes 5 points, (60 points total) total 400 points.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Must be taken concurrently with PH 127.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|