Material Type


Publication Date

Spring 2020

Course Title

Descriptive Astronomy I

Course Number

ASTR 1105


This set of in-class activities in Microsoft Word format are intended to supplement OpenStax Astronomy. Topics include:

  • Atmospheric Gas
  • Celestial Sphere
  • Dwarf Planets
  • Earth Size
  • Earth Impact
  • Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • Jovian Planet
  • Jovian Moon and Ring
  • Mars Atmosphere and Climate
  • Solar System Formation and Scale
  • Sunspots
  • Terrestrial Planet and Lunar Features
  • Venus Atmosphere and Climate

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