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ASTRONOMY
 
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SCI 151 Week 1 Basics of Astronomy Worksheet
Complete the outline based on the readings for this week: Ch. 1-3 of The Essential  
     Cosmic Perspective. Use complete sentences for all subpoints listed.

  1. What is Earth's Sun in the solar system?

  2. What is our Milky Way galaxy including its size?? 

  3. What is the Big Bang?

  4. What is meant by the phase "looking out in the universe is looking back in time?"

  5. What is Earth's place in the solar system?

  6. How close are the nearest stars to the Sun as compared to the distance between the Sun and the Earth?

  7. What is the Sun's position in our Milky Way galaxy, and how is the Sun moving in the galaxy?

  8. How many stars are estimated to exist in this galaxy?

  9. How old is the Earth compared to the Universe itself?

  10. How fast does the Earth move around the Sun compared to spacecraft we have launched?

  11. How are other galaxies moving from our point of view on the Earth?

  12. What is Polaris, and what is its significance in the sky?

  13. How do solar and lunar eclipses occur?

  14. Why don't eclipses occur every month?

  15. What was the Copernican revolution?

  16. What observations did Galileo make that proved that planets go around the Sun?

  17. What laws tell about how the planets move around a star?

  18. What causes the seasons?

  19. Are objects in orbit of the Earth still under the influence of gravity?

  20. An object in orbit falls around the Earth. What do planets, comets, and asteroids fall around?


Write your answers only on the answersheet which is available from the right column.
Be sure to place your answers in the corresponding boxes. Do not modify the answesheet format. Make sure to attach the report in pdf (not a screenshot) from the Plagiarism Checker to your assignment. You may submit the checker result after the deadline (but no later than Friday) since it might take more time than you expect. Please ask Help Desk if you need assistance for downloading the checker result.
 
 
SCI 151 Week 2 The Solar System and One Planet Presentation
Develop an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation. 
Address the following in your presentation:

  • Explain the formation of the solar system. (20%)

  • Locate an image or draw a cross-section of Earth with descriptions of its geology and atmosphere.(20%)

  • Locate images and write descriptions of the other terrestrial planets' geology and atmosphere.(20%)

  • Describe other kinds of objects (asteroids, comets, and so on) found in the solar system.(20%)

  • Choose one planet, one dwarf planet, and one exoplanet to expand on and contrast to the Earth and other bodies described earlier.(20%)


List major points in the slides. Include detailed explanations in the speaker notes section that correlate to each point.
Remember this is a presentation you would give in front of the class in the f2f class setting. You must write your "explanation" in the speaker notes section.
Include videos, audio, photos, diagrams, or graphs as appropriate.
Format any citations in your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit the Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation assignment with speaker notes.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
Note. Local Campus students must deliver an 8- to 10-minute oral presentation using the Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in addition to submitting the file to the facilitator.
Please attach the report in pdf (not a screenshot) from the Plagiarism Checker to your assignment. Note that the Plagiarism Checker does not accept the PowePoint file. Copy & paste your writings in the all speakers notes sections to a .doc or a .docx file for this service. You may submit the checker result after the deadline (but no later than Friday) since it might take more time than you expect. Please ask Help Desk if you need assistance for downloading the checker result.
 
 
SCI 151 Week 3 Science of Stars Paper
View the following interactive multimedia located in the Classroom:

  • The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram self-guided tutorial


Write a 700- to 875-word paper in which you discuss the science of sunlight and stars. Include the following elements:

  • Explain how astronomical instruments help astronomers determine the composition, temperature, speed, and rotation rate of distant objects.

  • Explain the properties of stars in the diagram located in the "What is a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram?" section in Ch. 12 of The Essential Cosmic Perspective.

  • Summarize the complete lifecycle of the Sun, including its nature and properties.

  • Determine where the Sun is in its lifecycle.


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Use the following subtitles for each section.You would lose 10 points if you did not use these subtitles.
Introduction (10%)
How to Determine the Properties of Distant Objects
     Composition(10%)
      Temperature(10%)
      Speed(10%)
      Rotation Rate(10%)
Properties of Stars in the HR Diagram(20%)
Life Cycle of the Sun and its Current Status(20%)
Conclusion(10%)
Please use the template available from the right column. Make sure to attach the report in pdf (not a screenshot) from the Plagiarism Checker to your assignment.  You may submit the checker result after the deadline (but no later than Friday) since it might take more time than you expect. Please ask Help Desk if you need assistance for downloading the checker result.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
 
 
SCI 151 Week 4 From the Large-Scale Universe to the Milky Way Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper. Include the following:

  • Cosmology is the study of the universe as a whole. Describe the foundation of modern cosmology.



  • The Big Bang theory is a part of cosmology. Explain the Big Bang theory and provide one scientific discovery that supports the theory.



  • The Milky Way is just one galaxy that resulted from the Big Bang. Describe how we know Dark Matter exits in our galaxy.



  • What is Dark Energy, and how does it affect the future of the universe?



  • What is a theory of everything? What does it aim to do to our understanding of the universe as a whole?
    Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Use the following subtitles for each section.
Introduction(5%)
Foundation of Modern Cosmology (15%)
Big Bang Theory(15%)
One Scientific Discovery that Supports the Theory(15%)
Dark Matter in the Milky Way Galaxy(15%)
Dark Energy and the Future of the Universe(15%)
Theory of Everything(15%)
Conclusion(5%)
You would lose 10 points if you did not use these subtitles.
Please use the template available from the right column. Make sure to attach the report in pdf (not a screenshot) from the Plagiarism Checker to your assignment.   You may submit the checker result after the deadline (but no later than Friday) since it might take more time than you expect. Please ask Help Desk if you need assistance for downloading the checker result.
 
 
SCI 151 Week 5 Astronomy Research and the Search of Extraterrestrial Presentation
Create a 10- to 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation in which you discuss life on Earth and the possibilities of extraterrestrial life in the Universe. Include the following elements:

  • Describe the properties of life on Earth. (16%)

  • Explain the theories for the genesis of life.(16%)

  • Explain the theory of natural selection.(16%)

  • Briefly describe the evolution of life over the last 3 billion years.(16%)

  • Assess the possibilities of extraterrestrial life in the universe.(18%)

  • Discuss humanity's search for extraterrestrial intelligence.(18%)


List major points in the slides. Include detailed explanations in the speaker notes section, that correlate to each point, as if you were reading them for your presentation.
Format your sources consistent with APA guidelines.
Please attach the report in pdf (not a screenshot) from the Plagiarism Checker to your assignment. Note that the Plagiarism Checker does not accept the PowePoint file. Copy & paste your writings in the all speakers notes sections to a .doc or a .docx file for this service. You may submit the checker result after the deadline (but no later than Friday) since it might take more time than you expect. Please ask Help Desk if you need assistance for downloading the checker result.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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