Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy

Written By Edward E. Prather
Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy
  • Publsiher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release : 14 May 2021
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  • Pages : 134 pages
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Download or read book entitled Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy by author: Edward E. Prather which was release on 14 May 2021 and published by Addison-Wesley with total page 134 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Funded by the National Science Foundation, Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy is designed to help make large lecture-format courses more interactive with easy-to-implement student activities that can be integrated into existing course structures. The Second Edition of the Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy contains nine new activities that focus on planetary science, system related topics, and the interactions of Light and matter. These new activities have been created using the same rigorous class-test development process that was used for the highly successful first edition. Each of the 38 Lecture-Tutorials, 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. The Night Sky: Position, Motion, Seasonal Stars, Solar vs. Sidereal Day, Ecliptic, Star Charts. Fundamentals of Astronomy: Kepler’s 2nd Law, Kepler’s 3rd Law, Newton’s Laws and Gravity, Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes of Stars, The Parse, Parallax and Distance, Spectroscopic Parallax. Nature of Light in Astronomy: The Electromagnetic (EM) Spectrum of Light, Telescopes and Earth’s Atmosphere, Luminosity, Temperature and Size, Blackbody Radiation, Types of Spectra, Light and Atoms, Analyzing Spectra, Doppler Shift. Our Solar System: The Cause of Moon Phases, Predicting Moon Phases, Path of Sun, Seasons, Observing Retrograde Motion, Earth’s Changing Surface, Temperature and Formation of Our Solar System, Sun Size. Stars Galaxies and Beyond: H-R Diagram, Star Formation and Lifetimes, Binary Stars, The Motion of Extrasolar Planets, Stellar Evolution, Milky Way Scales, Galaxy Classification, Looking at Distant Objects, Expansion of the Universe. For all readers interested in astronomy.

Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy

Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy
  • Author : Edward E. Prather,Timothy F. Slater,Gina Brissenden,Jeffrey P. Adams
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 134
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Summary : Funded by the National Science Foundation, Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy is designed to help make large lecture-format courses more interactive with easy-to-implement student activities that can be integrated into existing course structures. The Second Edition of the Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy contains nine new activities that focus on planetary science, ...

Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy

Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy
  • Author : Jeff Adams,Edward E. Prather,Tim Slater,Jack Dostal
  • Publisher : Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2004-03
  • Total pages : 104
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Summary : "Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy," which was developed by the Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research (CAPER) Team, is a collection of classroom-tested activities designed for the large-lecture introductory astronomy class, although it is suitable for any astronomy class. The Lecture-Tutorials are short, structured activities designed for students to complete while ...

Lecture tutorials for Introductory Astronomy Third Edition

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  • Author : Washington State University
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 209
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  • Author : Jeffrey P. Adams,Edward E. Prather,Timothy F. Slater
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2002-07
  • Total pages : 88
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Summary : Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy were developed to integrate the needs of busy, research-focused faculty who teach in challenging environments with existing, effective teaching strategies. Chapter topics include the Solar System, stellar magnitudes, techniques in astronomy, moon phases, stellar evolution, and more. For college professors, instructors and other professionals who are ...

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  • Author : Eric Chaisson,Steve McMillan,Edward E. Prather,Timothy F. Slater,Jeffrey P. Adams
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release Date : 2009-09-09
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-23
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  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Total pages : 260
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  • Release Date : 2004
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  • Publisher : NSTA Press
  • Release Date : 2006
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