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2011 IUN Stars Sylla - A105 Stars and Galaxies Spring 2011 Course Syllabus Instructor Mr L Ciupik 312.322.0313 lciupik@adlerplanetarium.org(Please

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A105 Stars and Galaxies Spring 2011 Course Syllabus Instructor: Mr. L. Ciupik, 312.322.0313 lciupik@adlerplanetarium.org (Please use this email address!) Saturdays: 8:45-11:30 a.m., HAWTHORN 107 Office Hours: before or after class by arrangement Text: Comins and Kaufmann, Discovering the Universe , 8 th edition. Course Objectives-- 1. Students should develop basic scientific literacy, understand the scientific method of inquiry, and appreciate the impact of science on society. 2. Students should know that astronomy had a wide diversity of historical development. 3. Students should be able to state basic motions of the Earth, Sun, eclipses, and the reasons for seasons. 4. Students should understand how astronomers use various tools to analyze heavenly objects and that the atmosphere hinders our view. 5. Students should know that light spans more than what is visible, starlight carries information, gravity works on all objects, motions of bodies effect them, and energy is transferred from one type to another everywhere in the Universe. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course AST 105 taught by Professor Larry during the Spring '11 term at Indiana Northwest.

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2011 IUN Stars Sylla - A105 Stars and Galaxies Spring 2011 Course Syllabus Instructor Mr L Ciupik 312.322.0313 lciupik@adlerplanetarium.org(Please

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