Student Companion with 1-Term Passcode for the Solar System / Edition 1by Michael W. Guidry, Margaret Riedinger, Ted Barnes
Pub. Date: 12/28/2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ONLINE JOURNEY THROUGH ASTRONOMY is a complete online introductory astronomy course with a student companion workbook. It is available in four configurations: a complete two-term course, a brief course, a solar system course, and a stars and galaxies course. It is intended as a stand-alone product, but can be bundled with any Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning introductory astronomy book.
ONLINE JOURNEY THROUGH ASTRONOMY modules contain text supported by images and more than 400 interactive animations and simulations, links to other web sites, objectives, graded exercises, quizzes with immediate feedback, additional exercises, critical-thinking exercises, problems, glossary, index, and astronomical calculators.
The Student Companion is available to accompany any of the courses. A complete Instructor's Implementation Guide provides chapters that describe how to create and manage an online course, sample syllabi, chapter objectives, and teaching tips for specific topics by chapter. It also gives navigation detials and technical requirements.
Table of Contents1. Precursors to Astronomy. 2. Overview of the Sky. 3. The Copernican Revolution. 4. The Modern Synthesis. 5. Interaction of Light and Matter. 6. Telescopes and Detectors. 7. Overview of the Solar System. 8. The Earth. 9. The Earth's Moon. 10. Inner Planets: Mercury and Venus. 11. The Planet Mars. 12. Jupiter and the Galilean Moons. 13. The Planet Saturn. 14. The Outermost Planets. 15. Comets. 16. Asteroids and Meteors.
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