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Active Learning Astronomy for Astronomy: The Evolving Universe

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This student supplement to Astronomy: The Evolving Universe provides thirty-two hands-on activities for students of astronomy. Highly focused on central concepts in astronomy, each activity is linked to a section of the main text. The activities are designed to take 30 or 40 minutes of class time, and most require no special materials or extra resources. These class-tested activities form a key part of the innovative teaching strategies developed by Michael Zeilik.

Synopsis:

The student supplement to the successful textbook describing the full range of the astronomical universe.

Table of Contents

Foreword for the student; 1. Angular size and distance (cosmic distances); 2. Angular speed and motion (heavenly motions); 3. Major motions of the planets (heavenly motions); 4. Retrograde motion of Mars (heavenly motions); 5. Sunrise points (heavenly motions); 6. Solar system models (scientific models); 7. Kepler's third law (heavenly motions); 8. Pluto and Charon (heavenly motions); 9. The Doppler shift; 10. Weight; 11. Newton's Gravitation; 12. Continuous spectra (light &spectra); 13. Stellar temperatures, colors and spectra (light &spectra); 14. Stellar parallax; 15. Classifying stars by the H-R diagram (light &spectra); 16. Stellar evolution (scientific models); 17. Cepheid variable stars (cosmic distances); 18. The sun's distance from the galactic center (cosmic distances); 19. Rotation curve of a spiral galaxy (heavenly motions); 20. Hubble's law (cosmic distances); 21. Cosmic background radiation (light &spectra).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521529013
Author:
Zeilik, Michael
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
9
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.74x8.22x.17 in. .38 lbs.

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