Week 6     05 - 09 October

Expectations

In addition to all previous material you're expected to know:

Historical Figures:

Aristotle
Pythagoreas
Aristarchus
Ptolemy
Copernicus
Kepler
Tycho Brahe
Gallileo
Newton

Concepts:

Pythagorean philosophy
Geocentrism and its development
Heliocentrism and its development
Parallax method of measuring distance
Kepler's laws
Newton's version of Kepler's Third Law

Week 5     28 Sep - 02 Oct

Expectations

In addition to all previous material you're expected to know:

1. Scientific notation

2. Astronomic scales and measures

3. Conversion of metric prefixes

4. The speed of light (c)

Week 5 Study Guide

Week 4    21-25 September

Expectations

Your first quiz will be at the end of Week 4. 

Click below for your study guide:

Study Guide for Dark Matter Quiz

Week 3    14-18 September

Expectations

1. Practical issues:

By the end of this week the goal is to have all students squared away with both Launchpad and Sapling

2. Curriculum:

Know by heart the 3 independent primary lines of evidence supporting the existence of Dark Matter. Just focus on those Big Three to get started.