Astronomy Projects HS

Astronomy Projects HS



Through a multidisciplinary approach, students will explore realms beyond the earth. This hands-on class includes investigation of the Earth's motions and how they affect the appearance of the day and night sky; the major planets, their moons, and other bodies of the solar system. Overview of the major Universe and deep-sky objects and events: including sun, stars, constellations, nebulae, galaxies, comets, and telescopes. History of flight, rocketry and space exploration. Classroom lecture, activities and projects will reinforce topics.  This class includes an optional learning experience.

Prerequisites: None