Course:ASTR311/Syllabus

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COURSE INFORMATION AND POLICIES

Meeting Times

  • Lecture MWF 12-1 Hebb Theatre (100)
  • Office Hours MWF 11-12 Hennings 417

Grading Scheme

  • 50% Final Exam
  • 20% Midterm Exam (March 2)
  • 15% Tutorials (due on Wednesday in the week after tutorial)
  • 10% Clickers
  • 5% Reading Quizzes and Surveys (you must complete the survey for the quiz to count)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Foundations of Astronomy (1)
  2. Newton's Laws (2.7)
  3. Gravity (2.8)
  4. Radiation (3)
  5. Spectroscopy (4)
  6. Telescopes (5)
  7. Sun (16)
  8. Stars (17)
  9. Interstellar Medium (18)
  10. Star Formation, Evolution, Death and Remnants (19-22)
  11. Our Galaxy (23)
  12. Galaxies (24)
  13. Dark Matter (25)
  14. Cosmology (26)
  15. Early Universe (27)
  16. Life (28)