Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy - Preliminary Version

Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy - Preliminary Version

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For introductory astronomy courses.Funded by the National Science Foundation, Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy are designed to help make large lecture-format courses more interactive. Each of the 29 Lecture-Tutorials is presented in a classroom-ready format, challenges students with a series of carefully designed questions that spark classroom discussion, engage students in critical reasoning, and require no equipment.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.3 x 5.1mm | 217.73g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • Preliminary
  • 013101109X
  • 9780131011090

Table of contents

1. Naked-Eye Astronomy. 2. Moon Phases. 3. Nature of Light and Electromagnetic Spectrum. 4. Tools & Telescopes. 5. Motions in the Solar System. 6. The Solar System. 7. Our Sun. 8. Stellar Magnitudes. 9. Techniques in Astronomy. 10. Stellar Spectral Classification. 11. Stellar Evolution. 12. Characteristics of the Milky Way. 13. Cosmology & the Big Bang.show more