Cuesta College :: Astronomy 210 :: Fall 2017
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Homework 
Review previous reading assignment responses (*.blog)
Read ASTRO3, Chs. 6-5, 6-6, 7-1a, 7-1b, 7-2a, 7-2b, 7-3a, 7-4a, 7-5a, 7-6

Preview online presentations (*.blog), (*.blog), (*.blog)

Complete online reading assignment 5 (*.html)
     (Due 12:00 AM midnight before start of class)


Wednesday (1) 
"Maybe this world is another planet's hell."
     --Aldous Huxley, as cited by Laurence J. Peter, Peter's Quotations: Ideas for Our Time, 
       Random House (1979), p. 239.

Quiz 4 question packet (*.pdf)

Quiz 3 announcements
     Wednesday, 10/4, 6:00-6:20 PM
     Closed-book, closed-notes
     Ten multiple-choice questions = 40 points
          Moon phases: two questions
          Eclipses: one question
          Astronomers: two questions
          Telescope powers: four questions
          Atmosphere, telescope funding: one question
     No work needs to be shown; partial credit possible
     No scantrons; circle answers directly on quiz
     **USE YOUR OWN UNIQUE 4-DIGIT P.I.N.**
     **E/M RADIATION SPECTRUM PROVIDED ON QUIZ**

Chs. 6-5, 6-6: Venus, Mars [00:30]
     The Runaway Planets (*.blog)
     "Venus" and "Mars" word tags (*.blog)
     Ex: Venus vs. Earth carbon dioxide (*.blog)
     Ex: Mars' past history (*.blog)

In-class activity 11 (*.pdf) [00:15]
     Find and sit in your assigned groups
     Cooperate and collaborate within your group
     Share answers within and between groups
     Turn in group worksheet at front
     


Wednesday (2) 
"Whether they ever find life there or not, I think Jupiter should be considered an enemy planet."
     --Jack Handey, Deeper Thoughts: All New, All Crispy, Hyperion (1993), p. 8.  

Quiz 4 question packet (*.pdf)

Chs. 7-1a, 7-1b, 7-2a, 7-2b, 7-3a, 7-4a, 7-5a: A Travel Guide... [00:20]
     The Jovian Planets (*.blog)

Video: "Jupiter Juno Perijove 08" (*.mp4)

(Ch. 7-6: Pluto, Planet No More) [00:10]
     (Dwarf) Planets (*.blog)
     Ex: NASA Asteroid Redirect Mission proposal (*.blog)

In-class activity 12 (*.pdf) [00:20]
     Find and sit in your assigned groups
     Cooperate and collaborate within your group
     Share answers within and between groups
     Turn in group worksheet at front



Homework 
Review previous reading assignment responses (*.blog)
Read ASTRO3, Chs. 5-2a, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5c, 5-5d, 5-6a, 5-6b
     
Preview online presentations (*.blog), (*.blog)

Complete online reading assignment 6 (*.html)
     (Due 12:00 AM midnight before start of class next week)