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Astronomy 1a: Introduction

This course will introduce students to the study of astronomy, including its history and development, basic scientific laws of motion and gravity, the concepts of modern astronomy, and the methods used by astronomers to learn more about the universe. Additional topics include the origin of the universe, the Milky Way, and other galaxies and stars.


  • Learn how the earth’s motion in space causes us to experience days,nights, and seasons

  • Travel through the Milky Way and the other galaxies in the universe

  • Research and write blog posts on interesting astronomy topics

  • Explore careers in the aerospace industry

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