Astronomy - Fully Online

Course Code: NATS 1740 B Fully Online 6.0

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Course Description:

Welcome to SC/NATS 1740 6.00 “Astronomy”, the fully online section. This course embarks on an astronomical journey into the final frontier! A broad range of topics will be discussed including: the night sky, fundamental properties of light and matter, telescopes, planets and other objects in our solar system and in other solar systems, our Sun and other stars, black holes, galaxies, dark matter, dark energy, the origin and evolution of the universe, and the possibility of life beyond earth. No prior background in science is assumed.

Course Format:

All work will be submitted electronically, with the exception of the two proctored term exams, which will be held on campus on the specified dates.

Course Credit Exclusions:

SC/NATS1570 3.00, SC/NATS 1880 6.00. NCR Note: No credit will be retained if this course is taken after SC/PHYS 1070 3.00. Not open to any student enrolled in the Astronomy stream.

Mathematical Content:

Minimal simple arithmetical calculation at about Grade 10 level.

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