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Paula Szkody
ASTR 101
Seattle Campus


Introduction to the universe, with emphasis on conceptual, as contrasted with mathematical, comprehension. Modern theories, observations; ideas concerning nature, evolution of galaxies; quasars, stars, black holes, planets, solar system. Not open for credit to students who have taken ASTR 102 or ASTR 301; not open to upper-division students majoring in physical sciences or engineering. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

Content of the Universe and how to access information about it.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, labs.

Recommended preparation

No prep needed - just an interest in astronomy.

Class assignments and grading

Some problems, some essays, some lab work.

2 midterms, final plus section grade.

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.
Additional Information
Last Update by Paula Szkody
Date: 03/28/2002