This course introduces 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 solar system; the Milky Way and other galaxies; and the sun and stars. Using online tools; students examine the life cycle of stars; the properties of planets; and the exploration of space.
School countryUnited States
School / district Address2601 S 35th St #100, Tacoma, WA
School zip code98409
Requested competency codeLab Science
In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science; we will need a list of physical laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.