Bates College

Astronomy/Geology 110


Lunar and Planetary Science

WEEK 5 - WEEK OF FEBRUARY 3-7, 2014


Monday, February 3

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 111-118. These sections are about the origin and nature of planets.


Wednesday, February 5

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 118-124. These sections are about the origin of moons, including our Moon. Note the summary list of concepts on p. 124.


Thursday, February 6, LAB

The lab today is on the measurement of blackbody radiation using an infrared radiometer.


Friday, February 7

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 127-134. These sections are an introduction to the study of meteorites, often called "Meteoritics". REMEMBER- by the end of the day you should have taken the Selenography quiz at least once.


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