ASTRO 101 - Introductory Astronomy: The Solar System and the Search for a new Earth
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASTRO 115.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
A basic high school math and science background.
Other Course Info:
F, W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

Description

This class explores how data form NASA probes and other telescopes are used to understand the formation of our solar system, explain the features of our planets and their moons, and search, planets outside our own Solar System.

Schedule

ASTRO 101 - Introductory Astronomy: The Solar System and the Search for a new Earth
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
11640
Open
3
 
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MWF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
002 (DIS)
 Online
11641
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
003 (DIS)
 Online
11642
Open
1
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
004 (DIS)
 Online
11643
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
005 (DIS)
 Online
11644
Closed
0
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
006 (LEC)
 Online
11645
Open
54
 
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MWF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
007 (DIS)
 Online
19008
Open
1
 
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M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
008 (DIS)
 Online
19793
Open
3
 
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M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
009 (DIS)
 Online
11646
Closed
0
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.
010 (DIS)
 Online
19009
Open
2
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: The weekly lectures for this course will be recorded and made available asynchronously. The discussion sessions will require synchronous participation at the assigned times, except in cases where the students cannot attend, in which case we will make alternative arrangements so there will be no grade penalty.

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