Astronomy Lab 101

Spring 2014  

 

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Week Date Experiment Title Reading/ObservationAssignment
1 Aug 26-27 1(I-II)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

 

2 Sep 2-3 1(III-V)

NAAP Lab: The Rotating Sky

The Rotating Sky Student Guide

 

3

Sep 9-10

2

NAAP Lab: Motions of the Sun

Paths of the Sun Guide

 

4 Sep 16-17 3

NAAP Lab: Basic Coordinates and Seasons

Basic Coordinates and Seasons Student Guide

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab 

 

5 Sep 23-24 4

 NAAP Lab: Lunar Phases

 

Lunar Phase Guide

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

6 Sep30/Oct 1 5 NAAP Lab: Solar System Models

Basic Solar System Models Student Guide

 

7 Oct 7-8 6

NAAP Lab: Planetary Orbits

Planetary Orbit Simulator Guide
8 Oct 14-15 7

Motion of the Sun Take Home Lab 

Motion of the Moon Take Home Lab

 
9 Oct 21-22 8

Stellarium -The mass of Jupiter

Stellarium
10 Oct 28-29 9

Nature of Light Spectra

 

11

Nov 4-5 10

Build Your Own Telescope

 

Telescope Properties Handout
12 Nov 11-12 **

VETERAN's DAY- NO LAB

 

13 Nov 18-19 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 Nov  25-26 **

TURKEY BREAK

 

 

14 Dec 2-3 12

NAAP Lab: Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

HR Diagram Student Guide

15 Dec 9-10 13

 

UW Hubble's law from Spectra data

 

 

 

16

 

Dec 16-17 14 Exams Week