Week 2

In anticipation of next week, you should begin reading Nature, Number and Substance (Chap. 1) and The Shape and Motion of the Heavens (Chap. 2). If it's a bit too challenging, please don't get overwhelmed. We will be discussing these next week together in class. They'll also be covered in the course videos. Nonetheless, it is a good idea for you to give these a good "College try" at first on your own.
Quiz: Labor day on Monday, so no quiz this week!

Homework exercises: Learn the "four stories" and the signs of the Zodiac. Orion's hunting party. A damsel in distress. Cygnus happens upon a battle. The queen goes fishing.

Laboratory exercises: Labor day on Monday, so no lab. If you have not finished the horizon globe exercises, you should plan to come into the lab with your partner sometime this week to finish them.

Stars an Constellations (8 videos; 2 of these were viewed last week to give you a head start):












Intro. to Astronomy