Days of the Course

Material Covered

Work Done By You

UNIT ONE:

Course Introduction


Day 1



Day 2



UNIT TWO:

The Starry Sky


Day 3



Day 4



Day 5



UNIT THREE:

The History of Astronomy


Day 6



Day 7



Day 8



Day 9

Greek Astronomy ... Ptolemy


Day 10



Day 11



Day 12



Day 13



Day 14



UNIT FOUR:

Light and Telescopes


Day 15



Day 16



Day 17



Day 18



Day 19

Getting
Your Own and Helping someone buy a telescope

Star Observations:Fall
or Winter

UNIT FIVE:

Space Exploration


Day 20



Day 21



Day 22



Day 23



Day 24



UNIT SIX:

Our Home Planet and the Moon


Day 25



Day 26



Day 27



Day 28



Day 29



Day 30



Day 31

The Moon ... tides

Lunar
Eclipse  February 20, 2008 
Day 32



Day 33

The Moon ... origin
theories


Day 34

The Moon ... why are all the craters round


UNIT SEVEN: SOLAR SYSTEM

The Sun's Planets


Day 35



Day 36

Inner Rocky Worlds ... Venus


Day 37

Inner Rocky Worlds ...Intro,
Mars
part 1


Day 38

Inner Rocky Worlds ... Mars
part 2


Day 39



Day 40



Day 41

Outer Gas Giants ... Saturn


Day 42



Day 43

Outer Gas Giant ... Uranus


Day 44

Outer Gas Giants ... Neptune


Day 45



Day 46



Day 47



Day 48

Final Assessment on Planets


UNIT EIGHT:

The Sun


Day 49



Day 50



Day 51



Day 52



Day 53



Day 54



Day 55



Day 56



UNIT NINE:

Stars and Their Lifecycles


Day 57



Day 58



Day 59



Day 60



Day 61



Day 62



Day 63



Day 64



Day 65



Day 66



Day 67



UNIT TEN:

Galaxies


Day 68



Day 69



Day 70



Day 71



Day 72



Day 73



Day 74



UNIT ELEVEN:

Cosmology


Day 75



Day 76



Day 77



Day 78



Day 79



Day 80



UNIT TWELVE:

SETI


Day 81



Day 82



Day 83

Final comments


FINAL EXAM



Appendix

Relevant Formulae
and Data


Chat Lessons


