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    Always Do the Reading

    Requires Presentations

    A Few Big Assignments

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    Feb 15, 2017
    | No strong feelings either way.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This course helps you on the way you think about things

    Course highlights:

    I've learned how to broaden my thinking. I've learned to better my study habits and the way I take test

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Don't let the fact that it's challenging mess up what you need to do to succeed

    • Winter 2017
    • Amy Sprinkle
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Group Projects Meetings Outside of Class
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    Jun 30, 2016
    | Probably wouldn’t recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    The teacher seemed to grade reasonably and was generally a nice guy. The only issue was that the projects that given by the class seemed kind of unnecessary to understand the information given in the text book. Still, if you are interested in the class, go for it.

    Course highlights:

    The course went in a chronological order, similar to a history course. As time would go on in course, more and more ideas over the structure of the universe would be explored. Examples being where the Earth was the center of the universe to the sun being the center, to the sun orbiting the Earth while the other planets orbited the sun. After the current model for the universe was accepted, the course then moved on to discussing whether live was possible in the universe and how many planets have been analyzed for the possibility of life.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    The professor likes to use scantrons, so be well-read over facts and concepts that each chapter talks about. From my experience, he also asks questions over times and dates, so be prepared to write them down on a studysheet. Also, Graney also allows you to use your studysheet on the test, so write down the essentials and use process of elimination. Good Luck!

    • Winter 2015
    • Graney
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading Great Discussions Requires Presentations
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    Apr 25, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    The course was fascinating. I really was engaged with the resources that were provided for use.

    Course highlights:

    I was able to develop a greater understanding of the galaxy and rotational pulls of the earth.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Be sure to study a lot and use the free resources.

    • Spring 2012
    • John Kravic
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject A Few Big Assignments Requires Lots of Research


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