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Solar SystemsChemistryTheory Of RelativityAstrobiology

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25%

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Beginner Level
Approx. 43 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Astronomy: Exploring Time and Space

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Prof. Impey's Science Learning Survey Invitation43s
6 readings
About the course10m
About us10m
Social media10m
Syllabus10m
Grading policy10m
Course Participation and Motivation Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Survey Verification "Quiz"30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Science and History

6 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 194 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
18 videos
Vision6m
Discovery7m
Imagination8m
Reasoning6m
Uncertainty and Measurements14m
Causation and Correlation6m
Evidence11m
Scientific Method15m
Information10m
Ancient Astronomy21m
Calendars13m
Lunar Cultural Connections7m
Greek Science16m
Copernican Revolution11m
Kepler5m
Galileo14m
Copernican Vindication9m
3 readings
Lesson one overview10m
Lecture slide .pdfs10m
Supplementary materials10m
2 practice exercises
Science and History Quiz A30m
Science and History Quiz B30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

The Night Sky

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
The Naked Eye7m
Daily Motion5m
Annual Motion10m
The Moon8m
Eclipses5m
The Planets5m
3 readings
Lesson two overview10m
Lecture slide .pdfs10m
Supplementary materials10m
1 practice exercise
Night Sky Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

The Tools of Astronomy

5 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 129 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
17 videos
Telescopes7m
Observing Limitations5m
Observing Solutions9m
Adaptive Optics5m
Interferometers5m
Detectors9m
Space Astronomy6m
Hubble Space Telescope12m
Hubble Images9m
Hubble Space Telescope Service Missions5m
Big Glass11m
Invisible Waves8m
Beyond Vision4m
Gravitational Waves11m
An Update on Gravitational Waves8m
Frontiers5m
3 readings
Lesson three overview10m
Lecture slide .pdfs10m
Supplementary materials10m
2 practice exercises
Tools for Astronomy Quiz A30m
Tools for Astronomy Quiz B30m

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