Astronomy Lab 101

Spring 2015  

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Week Date Experiment Title Reading/ObservationAssignment
1 Jan 20-21 1(I-II)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

 

2 Jan 27-28 1(III-V)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

 

3

Feb 03-04

2

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun

Paths of the Sun Guide

 

4 Feb 10-11 3

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Basic Coordinates and Seasons Student Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab 

 

5 Feb 17-18 4

 NAAP Lab: Lunar Phases

 

Lunar Phase Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

6 Feb 24-25 5 NAAP Lab: Solar System Models

Basic Solar System Models Student Guide

 

7 Mar 03-04 6

NAAP Lab: Planetary Orbits

Planetary Orbit Simulator Guide
8 Mar 10-11 7

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab 

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

 
9 Mar 17-18 8

Stellarium -The mass of Jupiter

Stellarium
10 Mar 24-25 9

Nature of Light Spectra

 
11 Mar 31/Apr 1 **

SPRING BREAK

 

12 Apr 07-08 10 Build Your Own Telescope Telescope Properties Handout
13 Apr 13-14 11

The Sun

SoHO Movie Gallery

Select one the top two "large" videos

SoHO Movie Theater

Select LASCO C2 and set start date 

2010-12-12

GONG Latest Images

GONG H-Alpha

NASA SoHO

13 Apr 20-21 12

 

NAAP Lab: Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

 

HR Diagram Student Guide

14 Apr 28-29 13

UW Hubble's law from Spectra data

 

15 May 05-06 **

 

Make Up lab/Review

 

 

 

16

 

May 12-13 ** Exams Week