AST 202 Spring 2017

Laboratory Schedule

(revised)

Lab #

Topic

Date assigned

Date due

1.     

Mathematical Fundamentals 

2/2

2/14

2.     

The Winter Sky 

2/16

3/2

3.     

Telescopes

2/23

3/2

4.     

Writing workshop

3/2

3/21

5.     

ATPI 31.  H-R Diagram and Stellar Life Cycles

  • Questions assigned: 

    • Part 1: HR Diagram (pp. 2-3): 2, 3, 4

    • Part 2: Stellar Life Cycles (pp. 6-7): 1, 2, 5

 

3/9

3/23

6.     

ATPI 27.  Stellar Parallax - Measuring the Distance to Stars

3/23

3/30

7.     

ATPI 29.  Brightness of Stars and Stellar Magnitudes  

3/30

4/6

8.     

ATPI 30.  Stellar Spectra and Classification  

4/6

4/13

9.     

Video: Most Dangerous Places in the Universe

4/13

4/20

10.  

ATPI 35.  Cosmology

TBD

TBD

11.  

Video: Big Bang

4/20

4/27

12.  

Video: Gravitational Waves

4/27

5/2

ATPI: Astronomy Through Practical Investigations.  Booklets sold through SCCC Ammerman Bookstore only.

 

CLASS WILL NOT MEET ON Mar 7, 14, and 16  

 


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