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1/14/201Ch. 1 Science and the Universe: A Brief TourIntroduction1.1 The Nature of Astronomy1.2 The Nature of Science1.3 The Laws of Nature1.4 Numbers in Astronomy1.5 Consequences of Light Travel Time1.6 A Tour of the Universe1.7 The Universe on the Large Scale1.8 The Universe of the Very Small1.9 A Conclusion and a Beginning1Ch. 1.1 The Nature of AstronomyThink-Pair-Share Discussion Question:What is your definition of astronomy before taking this class?In Think-Pair-Share questions (discussion or multiple choice),first take a momentto consider your answer. I highly recommend that you write down in your notes:Think: ____ (put your initial thoughts into a coherent sentence or two)2Ch. 1.1 The Nature of AstronomyThink-Pair-Share Discussion Question:What is your definition of astronomy before taking this class?In Think-Pair-Share questions (discussion or multiple choice),then turn to yourneighbor to discuss what you each wrote. Perhaps write down in your notes:Think: ____ (put your initial thoughts into a coherent sentence or two)Pair: ____ (write down what your neighbor said, whether the same or different)3Ch. 1.1 The Nature of AstronomyThink-Pair-Share Discussion Question:What is your definition of astronomy before taking this class?In Think-Pair-Share questions (discussion or multiple choice),finally be preparedto share with the class what you discussed. Perhaps write down in your notes:Think: ____ (put your initial thoughts into a coherent sentence or two)Pair: ____ (write down what your neighbor said, whether the same or different)Share: ____ (any new insights from the general class discussion)4Ch. 1.2 The Nature of ScienceAstronomy is a field of science, and science is aprogress report. I will try to

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