SIERRA COLLEGE
ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT

Astronomy 10 - Elementary Astronomy

Course Description: General principles and the fundamental facts of astronomy. Visual concepts emphasized through multimedia presentations and planetarium. Hands-on exercises and computer interaction emphasizing astronomical principles. Includes historical developments of astronomy, the formation, evolution and current condition of sun and solar system, stellar structure and evolution, deep sky objects (star clusters, nebulae, galaxies), structure of universe, and cosmology. Not open to students who have successfully completed Astronomy 2 and 5.  [Units: 3; Transfer: CSU/UC]

Course Advisory: Completion of English 50 strongly recommended.

CONTENTS
Summer 2017 Semester

Class Handouts
Useful Information

Exams
Extra Credit/Bonus

Homework Exercises
Homework Answer Keys

Third-Hour Exercises
Third-Hour Answer Keys

Lecture Presentations
Student Performance


Third-Hour
Sessions

Distance Learning
Orientation Materials

Canvas
Login



MasteringAstronomy
Student Information

MasteringAstronomy
Login Essentials

MasteringAstronomy
Homepage



Please Note: All links below are for Rocklin/NCC On-Campus Students.
Tahoe/Truckee on-campus students should contact their instructor for course details.
Online students should follow the "Canvas Login" link to gain access to their course materials.


Class Handouts

Useful Information

Exams

Extra Credit and Bonus Material

Homework Exercises


Homework Answer Keys

Third-Hour Exercises

  • Found in the current edition of the Astronomy 10 Student Handbook

Third-Hour Answer Keys

Lecture Presentations

  • Found in the current edition of the Astronomy 10 Student Handbook

Student Performance - Summer Semester 2017

  • Gradesheet handed out in class and posted on Class bulliten board.


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