Elementary Astronomy Laboratory Activities
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 activity where available. Most of them also have similar mentored versions for labs that are offered on-line as part of our Distance Education program.
Travel to Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus (immersive visualization)
Survey galaxies in the universe (immersive visualization)
Observing planets and the Moon with a telescope (live remote or with the telescope on the roof)
Explore Mars (may use immersive visualiztion)
Brightnesses and colors of stars in Messier 34