2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
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2010-2011 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASTR 001 - Exploring the Universe

Type of Course: Lecture, Observatory
Ideas and methods of astronomy for nonscience majors. Devoted to the planets, sun, stars, their life cycles and the galaxies. Concepts from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology are discussed. Explores theories of the composition and origin of the solar system, the universe, and life. Weekly evening observation sessions - required as part of the work of the course - connect the wide-ranging lecture and textbook topics to the real world visible in the skies. Additional appropriate observations may also be assigned from time to time. Not available to students who have taken ASTR 002 . Fulfills the Scientific Perspective.

Instructor: Mr. Blatt

When Offered: Offered every fall

Faculty: S. Leslie Blatt, Ph.D. - Professor of Physics Professor of Education