Bates College

Astronomy/Geology 110


Lunar and Planetary Science

WEEK 4 - WEEK OF JANUARY 27 - 31, 2014


Monday, January 27

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 75-84. These sections are about the formation of stars and chemical compounds.


Wednesday, January 29

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 84-95. These sections are about the evolution of stars, especially as viewed through the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram, and the development of planetary systems. Note the summary list of concepts on p. 96.


Thursday, January 30, LAB

The lab today is on the electromagnetic spectrum and using a spectroscope.


Friday, January 31

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 99-110. These sections are about the formation of dust and other early planetary materials.


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