jsfrench Mr. French
Navarro College Astronomy Instructor
http://www.nav.cc.tx.us
 
PHYS 1412
INTRO TO ASTRONOMY II
Spring 2001

Instructor: John French
Office: Cook Art Science & Technology Center
Phone: 903-874-1211 or 903-875-7592
E-mail jfren@nav.cc.tx.us
Time: 2:00 - 4:50 or 6:30 - 9:20 Tuesdays & Thursdays
Room: The Cook AST Center Planetarium

This course, designed for non science majors, will explore our milky way galaxy, stars and stellar systems, galaxies, cosmology and the tools used to study astronomy. The course will use The Cook Center Planetarium and the Leighton B. Dawson Observatory’s 14 inch telescope.

Constellations - winter sky
Constellation quiz 20 points
Chapter 4 Radiation and spectra
Chapter 5 Astronomical instruments
Chapter 14 The Sun
Chapter 15 The Sun's energy
Chapter 16 Star's brightness, color and spectra
Chapter 17 Star's mass and diameter, H-R Diagram
Chapter 18 Distances to the stars
Mid Term Exam March 27th, 2001 100 points
Chapter 19 Gas and dust between stars
Chapter 20 Star formation
Chapter 21 Stellar evolution
Chapter 22 Death of stars
Chapter 23 Black holes
Chapter 24 The Milky Way
Chapter 25 Galaxies
Chapter 26 Quasars
Chapter 27 The Universe
Chapter 28 The Big Bang
Epilogue   Life in the Universe
Comprehensive Final Exam May 100 points
My Quia activities and quizzes
The Milkyway and Galaxies!
https://www.quia.com/quiz/121537.html
chapters 4, 5 & 14 jeopardy game
https://www.quia.com/cb/3921.html
Astronomy Hangman
https://www.quia.com/hm/9573.html
Telescopes & The E-M Spectrum: session chap4&5
https://www.quia.com/quiz/484358.html
The Sun
https://www.quia.com/jq/13898.html
The Sun: session properties of the sun
https://www.quia.com/quiz/590897.html
Stars
https://www.quia.com/jq/14265.html
Upgrade of Java Quiz: Telescopes & The E-M Spectrum
https://www.quia.com/quiz/121178.html
Population I or II stars
https://www.quia.com/jg/42263.html
Upgrade of Java Quiz: The Sun
https://www.quia.com/quiz/120551.html
Stars II
https://www.quia.com/quiz/149172.html
the sun ii
https://www.quia.com/quiz/516734.html
Star Formation (Chapters 19,20,21)
https://www.quia.com/quiz/151791.html
Chapters 24-28
https://www.quia.com/jg/127594.html
Matching, Flash Cards & Word Search
Chapter 24-28 Challenge Game
https://www.quia.com/cb/13113.html
Useful links
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