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These activities for an Elementary Astronomy Lab are used in classes on campus at the University of Louisville. The current course requirements and schedule are in the class [http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/classes/108/syllabus/p108_local_fa13.pdf syllabus].  
 
These activities for an Elementary Astronomy Lab are used in classes on campus at the University of Louisville. The current course requirements and schedule are in the class [http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/classes/108/syllabus/p108_local_fa13.pdf syllabus].  
 
Click the links below for more information on each acctivity where available.
 
Click the links below for more information on each acctivity where available.
Most of them also have similar versions for labs that are  offered [http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/moodle on-line] as part of our Distance Education program.
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Most of them also have similar mentored versions for labs that are  offered [http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/moodle on-line] as part of our Distance Education program.
  
  
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Watch_the_Sky Watch the Sky (Planetarium)]
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[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Watch_the_Sky Watch the Sky (Planetarium -- Week of October 29, 30, 31)]
  
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Identify_Constellations Identify Constellations ]
 
[http://prancer.physics.louisville.edu/astrowiki/index.php/Identify_Constellations Identify Constellations ]

Revision as of 16:47, 2 September 2013

These activities for an Elementary Astronomy Lab are used in classes on campus at the University of Louisville. The current course requirements and schedule are in the class syllabus. Click the links below for more information on each acctivity where available. Most of them also have similar mentored versions for labs that are offered on-line as part of our Distance Education program.


Watch the Sky (Planetarium -- Week of October 29, 30, 31)

Identify Constellations

Night Sky Tonight Using Stellarium (immersive visualization)

The Earth Rotates

Explore the solar system (immersive visualization)

Our Dynamic Sun

Light and Telescopes

Experiment with CCD Camera Images

Use a CCD Camera

Spectra

Use a Remote Telescope: Requests and Results

Explore Mars

Observe Satellites of Jupiter and Saturn

Follow Proxima Centauri

Variable Stars in Messier 3

Survey Galaxies in Virgo (immersive visualization

Measure a Nearby Supernova

Track Cosmic Rays in a Cloud Chamber