Virtual Idea Lab

Astronomy Class, Week 1: Introduction to Astronomy

Read Chapter 1 in the textbook (The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 7th edition, Bennett et al, 2014).

View Astronomy Lecture 1 slides.

Watch "Introduction to Astronomy" on You Tube.

Watch "Understanding the Universe" by Discovery/TLC.

Listen to Dr. Wickman on KKLA's radio show on "How to Think about Science."

Take "Initial Assessment" in class.

Post about what you've learned this week in the Astronomy Week 1 Forum on Sakai (no later than next Monday).

Take Week 1 Quiz on Sakai.