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Unformatted text preview: S TUDY G U I DE FOR E XAM #1 In this part of the course, we covered Chapters 1-5, and Interlude B. The most important facts and concepts for you to know and understand are listed below. The exam will be in-class, closed everything, with multiple choice and true/false questions. You will not be allowed to wear hats or sunglasses (unless prescribed by a doctor). Please remember to bring your ASU ID and a Number 2 pencil on exam day. Cosmology and Birth of Earth (Chapter 1) What is geocentricity? How do we know that Earth rotates about Polaris? How many miles away is the Moon? The Sun? What is redshift and blueshift? What are these used for? What theory explains the birth of the Universe? What is the definition of a planet? What are the 2 types of planets in our solar system? What are examples of each? Why is the core made of dense iron and the mantle and crust made of less dense silicates?...
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- Spring '09