Lecture 7 - The Solar System

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Unformatted text preview: stem How to write the essay: Announcements Research the topic (online, newspapers, magazines, books, library). Note down your sources, and mention them in the essay. Put direct citations in "quotes". Follow the standards of academic integrity - see chapter on "Academic Dishonesty" in http://www.orientation.ucla.edu/guidetolife.htm Essay submission (due date is Dec 1, 2006, 11:59pm): log-in to MyUCLA, under "NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE" (ASTR3/LEC2), click on "TurnItIn" follow online instructions - see https://www.turnitin.com/static/ Knowledge_center/submitting_as_a_student.asp accepted file formats are plain text, RTF, PDF, postscript, Word and WordPerfect Don't copy-cat (internet resources, your peers' submission, ...). TurnItIn compares you submission against a larger database! 31 NATURE of the Universe Astronomy - The Solar System Homework Review Review of Homework 1: "dose" of statistics Distribution of scores Percentage of correct answers 100 75 50 25 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Question Median: 9 correct answers Mean: 8 correct answers Questions #5, #7, #8 and #10: less than 75% correct answers 32 Answer key to homework 1 is available at http://web.physics.ucla.edu/class/06F/ 3_BRANDNER/homework/index.html - select "Homework 1" and then "key". NATURE of the Universe Astronomy - The Solar System Homework Review Review of Homework 1 5. On November 24, 2006 you observe the constellation Orion at 9:30 pm at a certain height above the eastern horizon. 15 days later on December 9, 2006, Orion will...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2008 for the course ASTR 3 taught by Professor Hauser during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

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