Astronomy Class, Week 8: Solar System; Planetary Formation; Terrestrial & Jovian Planets
Read Chapters 6-10 in the textbook (The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 7th edition, Bennett et al, 2014).
View Astronomy Lecture 7 slides.
Read about the Solar System at HowStuffWorks.com.
Check out the relative sizes of the planets in this image.
Learn about Planetary Formation at the HubbleSite.org.
Watch this video on the Formation of Earth and Other Planets on YouTube.
Watch this YouTube video on the Terrestrial Planets.
Watch this YouTube video on the Jovian Planets.
Post about what you've learned this week in the Astronomy Week 8 Forum on Sakai (no later than next Monday).
Take Week 8 Quiz on Sakai.