Category Archives: astronomy

Astronomy: Final Reflection

The final exam for the Astronomy class was this past Monday and I have gotten my final grades submitted and approved. There are a few loose ends to wrap up (a few students need to write the make-up exam), but … Continue reading

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Astronomy Week 13

This was the last lecture, and it was all about interstellar travel (with a brief review at the end). Learning outcomes for week 13: By the end of this lesson, students should be able to explain the following to a … Continue reading

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Astronomy Week 12

Just realized I’m behind schedule! Week 12 was all about how we’re looking for aliens! Learning outcomes for week 12: By the end of this lesson, students should be able to discuss the following with a general audience:​ What’s the … Continue reading

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Astronomy Week 11

This week we finally started talking about searching for life outside our own solar system. Learning Outcomes for Week 11: By the end of this lesson, students should be able to explain the following to a general audience: How stars … Continue reading

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Google Doc Test Review

Since week 10 is a midterm week + no lecture in Astronomy, there’s not much to review. This gives me the chance to write about using Google Docs as a test review tool. I got this idea from Heather, who … Continue reading

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Astronomy Weeks 8 & 9

I had a lot of extra things on my plate in the last week or two, preventing me from posting here. So, here is what we did in week 8 and 9 of my astronomy class. Week 8 was all … Continue reading

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Astronomy Week #7

This week saw the changing of the content gears from background info to the planetary science side of things. We first started with a Kahoot review of the  5 worst questions on the midterm, and I did a quick review … Continue reading

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