Homework Assignment for Unit 5
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History Web Lecture: Babylonian and Egyptian Planetary Astronomy
Science Web Lecture: Naked Eye Astronomy II
Post your essay answer to the questions below to the Moodle Unit 5 Forum before chat. Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the Natural Science course link, and then on the forum link for this unit. Read any other forum postings.
What evidence do we have that ancient peoples exchanged information about planetary motions? How would this have helped the development of astronomy as a science?
Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the mastery exercise for the unit, and attempt the mastery exercise at least once before chat. Bring any questions you have to chat. Then return and attempt the exercise as many times as necessary to achieve an 85% or better score.
Lab Instructions: Observing the planets.
Labs are within two weeks of the discussion section; the extra time should allow you to find equipment or materials. Post your lab results to the class Lab forum, in the appropriate thread.
Take the quiz for this unit. Notice the times the quiz opens and when it closes and be sure that you complete it on time!
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