Bates College

Astronomy/Geology 110


Lunar and Planetary Science

WEEK 7 - WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24 - 28, 2014


Monday, February 24

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 155-166. These sections introduce the study of asteroids and comets.


Wednesday, February 26

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 166-175. These sections consider the dynamic evolution of asteroids and comets, along with their physical nature and surface properties.


Thursday, February 27, LAB

The lab today is on the physical properties of minerals and how they can be identified.


Friday, February 28

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 176-187. These sections conclude the study of asteroids and comets and discuss some related atmospheric phenomena. Note the summary list of concepts on p. 188.


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