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This innovative workbook provides a wide selection of engaging and instructive assignable media activities and projects using the highly acclaimed Astronomy Place Interactive Tutorials and Voyager: SkyGazer, College Edition v3.6 planetarium software. Activities are suitable for the lab or can be assigned as homework. Now updated to include the new Astronomy Place Interactive Tutorials, and expanded for a wider range of Voyager: SkyGazer activities.
Table of Contents
|Astronomy Place Web Tutorials|
|Scale of the Universe||p. 3|
|Lab Activity||p. 7|
|The Seasons||p. 9|
|Lab Activity||p. 13|
|Lab Activity||p. 19|
|Phases of the Moon||p. 21|
|Lab Activity||p. 25|
|Motion and Gravity||p. 27|
|Lab Activity||p. 31|
|Orbits and Kepler's Laws||p. 33|
|Lab Activity||p. 37|
|Lab Activity||p. 43|
|Light and Spectroscopy||p. 45|
|Lab Activity||p. 49|
|The Doppler Effect||p. 51|
|Lab Activity||p. 55|
|Lab Activity||p. 61|
|Formation of the Solar System||p. 63|
|Lab Activity||p. 67|
|Detecting Extrasolar Planets||p. 69|
|Lab Activity||p. 73|
|Shaping Planetary Surfaces||p. 75|
|Lab Activity||p. 79|
|Surface Temperature of Terrestrial Planets||p. 81|
|Lab Activity||p. 85|
|The Sun||p. 87|
|Lab Activity||p. 91|
|The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram||p. 93|
|Lab Activity||p. 97|
|Stellar Evolution||p. 99|
|Lab Activity||p. 103|
|Measuring Cosmic Distances||p. 105|
|Lab Activity||p. 109|
|Black Holes||p. 111|
|Lab Activity||p. 113|
|Detecting Dark Matter in Spiral Galaxies||p. 115|
|Lab Activity||p. 117|
|Hubble's Law||p. 119|
|Lab Activity||p. 121|
|Fate of the Universe||p. 123|
|Lab Activity||p. 125|
|Voyager: Skygazer CD-ROM Activities|
|Introducing SkyGazer||p. 129|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 137|
|Motions of the Stars||p. 139|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 144|
|Celestial Sphere||p. 147|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 154|
|Motions of the Sun||p. 157|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 164|
|The Ecliptic||p. 167|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 174|
|Seasonal Constellations||p. 177|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 184|
|The Seasons||p. 187|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 192|
|Precession and Proper Motion||p. 195|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 204|
|Phases of the Moon||p. 207|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 214|
|Solar Eclipses||p. 217|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 225|
|Lunar Eclipses||p. 227|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 231|
|The Inferior Planets||p. 233|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 240|
|The Superior Planets||p. 243|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 250|
|Observing the Planets||p. 253|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 260|
|Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors||p. 263|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 272|
|Satellites and Spacecraft||p. 275|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 280|
|The Solar System Planets, Moons, and Rings||p. 283|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 291|
|Stars and The H-R Diagram||p. 293|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 299|
|Galaxies-The Milky Way||p. 301|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 308|
|The Universe-Hubble's Law||p. 311|
|Check Your Understanding||p. 319|
|Basic Concepts||p. 321|
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