"Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." Plato
"I'm like that guy who single-handedly built the rocket & flew to the moon! What was his name? Apollo Creed?" Homer Simpson
Course name: Astronomy
Course number: 339
Quality points: Standard
Meets: Three class periods (55 minutes) per 4 day cycle.
Open to: Grade 11 or 12 students.
Topics covered: Early Astronomy; Earth, Moon and Sun Interactions; Telescopes, Spaceflight and Electromagnetic Spectrum; The Solar System; Cosmology & Astronomical Folklore. See Course of Study for breakdowns of these units.