Virtual Idea Lab

Astronomy Class, Week 2: Scientific Method, Night Sky, Scale

Read Chapter 2 in the textbook (The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 7th edition, Bennett et al, 2014).

View Astronomy Lecture 2 and Astronomy Lecture 4 slides.

Watch Dr. Wickman's lecture on "Exploring the Wonders of Creation through the Lens of Science."

Listen to Dr. Wickman on KKLA's radio show on "God & the Scientific Method."

Study "Observing the Night Sky" webpage.

Watch "Time Impala" video on You Tube, and see how many celestial objects you can identify.

Post about what you've learned this week in the Astronomy Week 2 Forum on Sakai (no later than next Monday).

Take Week 2 Quiz on Sakai.