Astronomy for Homeschool Teens: Three Course Package

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Wednesday September 6

10:00 AM  –  11:30 AM

Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am

16 Total Sessions
Required for enrollment: a parent or guardian’s functioning e-mail address

Saturn
Sept. 6, 13, 27 (skipping Sept. 20)

Sept. 6      Saturn in the sky. Plot Saturn’s motion on a star chart
Sept. 13    The end of the Cassini mission
Sept. 27    Enceladus, Titan and other significant Saturn moons

From Stars to Life
Oct. 4, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29; Dec. 6, 13, 20 (skipping Oct. 11 and Nov. 23)

Oct. 4      Constellations of fall and winter
Oct. 18    The Sun, our star. Eclipse 2017 wrap-up; eclipse 2024 preview
Oct. 25    Star types we can see in our sky
Nov. 1      DIY spectroscope 1
Nov. 8      DIY spectroscope 2
Nov. 15    Lives of stars
Nov. 29    Exoplanets
Dec. 6      Other habitable worlds in our solar system?
Dec. 13    The Drake Equation: How many civilizations might exist?
Dec. 20    Fermi’s Question: Don’t you wonder where everyone is?

Space, Time and Black Holes
Jan. 3, 10, 17

Jan. 3      Measuring space and time
Jan. 10    Black holes: the end of space and time
Jan. 17    Finding black holes: gravitational waves and other methods

Instructors: Steve Fentress, Planetarium Director; Paul Krupinski, Strasenburgh Planetarium star show presenter and proprietor of Mr. K’s Mobile Dome Planetarium
For more information, e-mail steve_fentress@rmsc.org

This is a package of three homeschool astronomy courses being offered in fall 2017 and winter 2018. To enroll in one or two of the courses individually, click the links below.

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