Astronomy (MS/HS) (Sam)

 

Astronomy (MS/HS)

Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg, German scientist

This class will introduce you to the composition and structure of the universe. Astronomy is the scientific study of the contents of the entire Universe. This course will provide the student with a study of the universe and the conditions, properties, and motions of bodies in space. The content includes, but is not limited to, historical astronomy, astronomical instruments, the celestial sphere, the solar system, the earth as a system in space, the earth/moon system, the sun as a star, and stars.

Some class activities to expect:

Note Taking

Vocabulary 

Short Answer quizzes

Scientific Exploration

Research and Discovery-based work

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