Course Icon

Chapter 18 Homework

Course Materials are always under revision! Weblecture content may change anytime prior to two weeks before scheduled chat session for content.

SO Icon


Chapter 18: Astronomy Assignment


Reading: Astronomy, Chapter 18: The Birth of Stars

WebLecture: How stars form

Planetarium Program: Carry out observing projects #53, and #54.

Website of the Week: Read about the birth of new stars at the University of Tennesee Astronomy 162 course site.

Homework problems:

Go over the list of Key Words and Key Ideas at the end of the chapter. If you don't remember the definition of the key word, review its use (the page number on which it is explained is given).

Read through the Review Questions and be prepared to discuss them in class. If any of them confuses you, ask about it!

Check the Moodle your Mastery Exercise.

Lab: Analyzing Stellar Spectra

Moodle Quiz: Take the chapter quiz. Quizzes are generally due by the day after our next session (this gives you two chances to ask questions in class -- use the opportunity!).