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Matthew R. Depies
B PHYS 101
Bothell Campus

Introduction to Astronomy

Conceptual introduction to the science of astronomy. Studies the planets, solar systems, stars, and galaxies from a conceptual, non-mathematical, standpoint.

Class description

Introduction to planets, the solar system, stars and galaxies. Topics include the constellations, the moon, supernova, planetary atmospheres, the sun, the Milky Way, and more.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

There will be a combination of lectures, discussions, in class tutorials, and in class group work.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Matthew R. Depies
Date: 11/08/2013