Courses › Astronomy

Description

This course will initiate you to the scientific method while you are learning basic notions of astronomy such as: using the Kepler III software program, the Earth coordinates system (meridians and parallels); celestial coordinates (constellations, star names); rotation of the Earth; the layers of the Earth's atmosphere; revolution of Earth around the Sun; ecliptic, celestial equator and rotational axis of the Earth, the Moon's movemements and phases, and influences on our environment.

Info

Prerequisites: None

Recommended: Have a certain ease with the mathematics and physics.

Hours: 45h

Ponderation: 2-1-3

Credits: 2

Assignments: 4

Competencies:
000Y : To resolve a simple problem by applying the basic scientific method

Option

65 - Print-based and online course with online assignments (in English)

Particularities and material requirements

Computer requirements:

  • This course is not compatible with version 10.7 (Lion) or later of Mac OS X.

Particularities: None

Fees

Program rate
Tuition: $90.00
Materials: $85.00
Total: $175.00

Non-program rate
Tuition: $270.00
Materials: $85.00
Total: $355.00