Ast9_syllabus

Ast9_syllabus - Lecture 12 (Wednesday Feb. 27): Chapter 10,...

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ASTRONOMY 9: CONCEPTS OF THE COSMOS SPRING, 2008 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE --- INCLUDING READING/HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS The schedule with assignments will be continuously updated. Part I: Developing Perspective (tentatively 4 lectures) Lecture 1 (Wednesday Jan. 16): Introduction and Chapter 1 Lecture 2 (Wednesday Jan. 23): Chapter 1 + 2, assignment 1 Lecture 3 (Monday Jan. 28): Chapter 2 Lecture 4 (Wednesday Jan. 30): Chapter 3, assignment 2 Part II: Key Concepts for Astronomy (tentatively 3 lectures) Lecture 5 (Monday Feb. 4): Chapter 4, assignment 3 Lecture 6 (Wednesday Feb. 6): Chapter 4+5, assignment 4 Lecture 7 (Monday Feb. 11): Chapter 5, assignment 5 Lecture 8 (Wednesday Feb. 13): In-class Midterm Exam Part III: Learning from Other Worlds (tentatively 3 lectures) Lecture 9 (Wednesday Feb. 20): Chapter 6, assignment 6 Lecture 10 (Thursday Feb. 21, NOTE the day): Chapter 7, assignment 7 Lecture 11 (Monday Feb 25): Chapters 8 and 9, assignment 8 Part IV: Stars (tentatively 4 lectures)
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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 12 (Wednesday Feb. 27): Chapter 10, assignment 9 Lecture 13 (Monday Mar. 3): Chapter 11, assignment 10 Lecture 14 (Wednesday Mar. 5): In-class Midterm Exam Lecture 15 (Monday Mar. 10): Chapter 12, assignment 11 Lecture 16 (Wednesday Mar. 12): Chapters 12 and 13, assignment 12 Spring Break: March 17, 19 Part V: Galaxies and Beyond (tentatively 8 lectures) Lecture 17 (Monday Mar. 24): Chapter 14, assignment 13 Lecture 18 (Wednesday Mar. 26): Chapter 14, assignment 14 Lecture 19 (Monday Mar. 31): Chapter 15, assignment 15 Lecture 20 (Wednesday Apr. 2): Chapter 15, assignment 16 Lecture 21 (Monday Apr 7): In-class Midterm Exam Lecture 22 (Wednesday Apr. 9): Chapter 16, assignment 17 Lecture 23 (Monday Apr. 14): Chapter 16, assignment 18 Lecture 24 (Wednesday Apr. 16): Chapter 17, assignment 19 Lecture 25 (Wednesday Apr. 23): Chapter 17, assignment 20 Lecture 26 (Monday Apr. 28): Last day of class: Review and Class evaluations Final Exam: Monday, May 5, 12pm – 2pm....
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course AST 0009 taught by Professor Vestergaard during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.

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