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Course evaluationsYou‟ve been asked by e-mailto fill out the Science TeachingEvaluation Survey on the websiteYou log into the site with your CWLThe teaching evaluation surveywill close soon after end of classesQuestions regardingthe teaching evaluation process?[email protected]The road this week
LabTA evaluationsThese can‟t be done on-line (yet)Please pick up an evaluation formin your lab and return it by next weekThe road this week
The road aheadFinal ExamTuesday, 13 December7:009:00 pmOsborne ABased on entire coursebutheavy emphasis onmaterial since midterm70-75% conceptual25-20% numericalFormat (same style as midterm)Essay question(s) on twomajor concepts; diagramsShort answers & definitionsCalculations; problem solvingBring acalculatorand arulerYou must remember the values of theAstronomical Unitand the speed of lightFormulasyou must know:Kepler’s Third Law, F = ma, gravitational force & potential, λf = c, E = hf,Wien’s & Stefan–Boltzmann Laws, Doppler Effect, Rayleigh diffraction limit,centre of mass, escape velocity & thermal velocity, thin triangle relation
Sample questionfrom the 2007 examThe road aheadFinal Exam
Sample questionsfromlast year’sexamThe road aheadFinal Exam
What we’ll havecovered in the textThe whole routeChapters 1 and 2Chapters 3 and S1Chapter 4Chapter 5Sections 6.2 and 6.3Chapters 7 and 8Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13If it’sin my lecture notesbut not in the textyou’reresponsiblefor itIf it’s in the text butnot in the notes, you’renot
Reading aheadChapter 12Remnantsof rock and ice:Asteroids, cometsand Pluto
Course outlineThe terrestrial planetsand the Earth‟s MoonSurfaces and atmospheresThe fascination with MarsThe Jovian (gas giant) planetsTheir large moonsMiniature Solar SystemsDwarf planets and trans-Neptunian objectsWhy is poor Pluto no longer considered a planet?Small bodies in the Solar SystemAsteroids and cometsImpacts and extinctions
InteriorMercuryWe cannot probe theinterior of the planetseismicallyWe know the mass andvolume of Mercury.Its mean density is highρ=5.43 g/cm3
InteriorText: see Figure 9.2MercuryWe cannot probe theinterior of the planetseismicallyWe know the mass andvolume of Mercury.Its mean density is highρ=5.43 g/cm3Mercury must have alarge iron core( ~ 75% of planet‟s radius)

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