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Schedule of Classes
No. 
Date 
Day 
Subject 
Lectures
Book
Notes 
Activities 
Extra Downloads 
Items Due 
Aug 21  Tuesday  Introduction  
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Aug 23  Thursday  What is Science? 
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Falsifiable Theories
   
Aug 28  Tuesday  Math Review 1
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Piano Tuners
How to do Order of Magnitude Arithmetic   
Aug 30  Thursday  Time Keeping & Calendars
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Leap Year
  Homework 1
5 Sep 4 Tuesday Math Review 2
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      Metric System Handbook
 Unit Conversion Sheet
 
6 Sep 6 Thursday History of Astronomy (Ancient Greeks)
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        Homework #2, Essay Topic
7 Sep 11 Tuesday  Ptolemy & Copernicus
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8 Sep 13 Thursday Galileo & Telescopes
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9 Sep 18 Tuesday  Galileo & Gravity
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10 Sep 20 Thursday Kepler
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11 Sep 25 Tuesday  Newton
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12 Sep27 Thursday Exam 1          
13 Oct 2 Tuesday  Exam 1 Results
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14 Oct 4 Thursday Transits of Venus
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15 Oct 9 Tuesday Overview of the Solar System
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16 Oct 11 Thursday Terrestrial Planets
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        First Draft Essays Due
17 Oct 16 Tuesday  Mars
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18 Oct 19 Thursday Jovian Planets
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Alpha Centuri Planet 
 
19 Oct 23 Tuesday  Moons of the Jovian Planets
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20 Oct 25 Thursday Impacts
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21 Oct 30 Tuesday  Properties of Radiation
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Essay Marking Key 
 
22 Nov 1 Thursday Extra-solar Planets
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23 Nov 6 Tuesday  More Extra-solar Planets
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23 Nov 8 Thursday  The Sun
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  Nov 13 Tuesday  Exam 2
         
24 Nov 15 Thursday Stars
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25 Nov 20 Tuesday  The Greenhouse Effect
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  Nov 22 Thursday Thanksgiving            
26 Nov 27 Tuesday  Black Holes
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27 Nov 29 Thursday Galaxies
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28 Dec 4 Thursday The Big Bang
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  Dec 13 Thursday Exam 3