Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

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
Location Course # Access/Details
Online Learning AS101OC(1) Online Course - Fall Term 2012
AS101OC(2) Online Course - Winter Term 2013