Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy - Preliminary Version / Edition 1

Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy - Preliminary Version / Edition 1

by Jeffrey P. Adams, CAPER, Slater, Prather
     
 

ISBN-10: 013101109X

ISBN-13: 9780131011090

Pub. Date: 08/09/2002

Publisher: Pearson

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,

Overview

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 interested in a lively, engaging method of teaching introductory astronomy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131011090
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/09/2002
Series:
Prentice-Hall Series in Educational Innovation
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.20(d)

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.

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