Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Spring/Summer 2011
Canadian Excellence

AS101
Astronomy I: Our place in the cosmos
0.50 Credits

An introduction to the science of astronomy, the process by which we develop astronomical principles and the application of these techniques to gain a modern understanding of our Solar System. Topics covered include the historical development of astronomy, understanding the night sky, Newton's law of gravitation, light and telescopes, and a detailed study of the Solar System. New data from recent explorations of Mars, Saturn and other celestial objects will be discussed.

Additional Course Information
Exclusions
AS105*.
Offerings
Location Course # Access/Details
Online Learning AS101OC2 Online Course - Intersession 2011