Topic 2: Sun
Topic 3: Mercury
Topic 4: Venus
Topic 5: Earth's Moon
Topic 6: Mars, Phobos
Topic 7: Near Earth
Topic 8: The Asteroid
Topic 9: Ceres
The Evolution of Man
6,000 word 'Amundsen Rule' Paper,
Topical Reader Responses (5)
Solar System bodies' composition, origins, current characteristics
and cultural importance.
course includes a 6,000 word writing requirement. A
grade of 2 or higher must be attained. 18 class hours.
Ron, "The Grand Tour".
Sobel, Dava, "The Planets."
- Learn as
much as possible about the history of our civilization
and your place within it
- Spread your understanding
to other people who would otherwise never encounter it
- Begin to see the world around
a place you can make a difference in
Reader Responses (5): 25%, Midterm:
25%, Research Paper: 25%, Final: 25%.