In this course, students will encounter discoveries such as planets beyond the Solar System (exoplanets) and the evolution of the Universe (cosmology). Students will make use of resources such as NASA's Planet Hunters citizen science project, the Hubble Space Telescope archive and advanced smartphone apps that chart constellations and the night-sky in real-time. Students will also develop skills pertinent to carrying out laboratory work, scientific research, basic arithmetic and visual exercises tied to astronomy.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3
Class offerings by semester
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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