Astronomy Syllabus 2023-2024        
Date Topic Pre-Reading Writing Interest Pages Video
9/15/2023 Class Overview pp. 1-29 U1 Reading Reflection    
9/22/2023 Dungeness Recreation Area Star Party   Dungeness Reflection    
9/29/2023 Light and Telescopes pp. 31-64 U2 Reading Reflection    
10/6/2023 The Sun pp. 95-120 U3 Reading Reflection Planet The Sun
10/13/2023 Lab I - Surface Gravity   Lab Worksheet   Lab: Surface Gravity
10/20/2023 Goldendale Observatory   Goldendale Reflection    
10/27/2023 Exploring the Solar System I pp. 201-217 U4 Reading Reflection   Solar System I
11/3/2023 Exploring the Solar System II pp. 218-228 U5 Reading Reflection Star Solar System II
11/10/2023 Field Trip - Planetarium Planetarium Reflection
11/17/2023 The Planets I pp. 229-250 U6 Reading Reflection    
11/24/2023 Thanksgiving        
12/1/2023 The Planets II pp. 251-269 U7 Reading Reflection   The Planets II
12/8/2023 Lab II - Roche Limit Lab Worksheet
12/15/2023 Christmas Break        
12/22/2023 Christmas Break        
12/29/2023 Christmas Break        
1/5/2024 Christmas Break     Constellation  
1/12/2024 The Moon pp. 270-292 U8 Reading Reflection    
1/19/2024 The Stars pp. 65-93 U9 Reading Reflection    
1/26/2024 Stellar Evolution I pp. 121-130 U10 Reading Reflection    
2/2/2024 Stellar Evolution II pp. 131-145 U11 Reading Reflection   Stellar Evolution II
2/9/2024 Mid Winter Break        
2/16/2024 Movie - Watch Party (Day)   Video Reflection Astronomer  
2/23/2024 Nebulae pp. 146-180 U12 Reading Reflection   Nebulae
3/1/2024 Field Trip - Reed College ( Lab III)   Reed College Reflection    
3/8/2024 Galaxies     Galaxy  
3/15/2024 Lab IV - Scwarzschild Radius   Lab Worksheet    
3/22/2024 The Universe I pp. 181-190 U14 Reading Reflection    
3/29/2024 University of Wash. Planetarium        
4/5/2024 The Universe II pp. 190-200 U15 Reading Reflection Comet or Black Hole  
4/12/2024 Spring Break        
4/19/2024 Comets etc. I pp. 293-300 U16 Reading Reflection    
4/26/2024 Wanapum Lake Star Party   Wanapum Reflection Comet or Black Hole  
5/3/2024 Life on Other Worlds pp. 314-330 U18 Reading Reflection
5/10/2024 LIGO Field Trip        
5/17/2024 Final Star Party!      Project Board