Science & Nature
Explore the night sky from both the perspective of modern astronomy and ancient mythology! Featuring both Northern and Southern Hemisphere constellations.
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4 reviews for this class
Completed by 30 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
25 minutes per class
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Each week we will explore one of the 88 constellations. We will discuss the Greek myths associated with it and examine major features such as prominent stars, nebulae, and galaxies. We will focus on constellations visible in the night sky at the time of the class. We will weave into lessons important astronomical concepts such as stellar magnitude, evolution, and apparent motion, as well as stargazing essentials like celestial sphere, ecliptic, and declination. Classes will be lecture and...
My MS is in Space and I am a life long stargazer.
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
As we discuss Greek and Roman mythology, we may occasionally view images that include classical statues. When possible I make a point to select waist up and less revealing angles.
Arwen HubbardTeaching Space and Environmental Science
750 total reviews
675 completed classes
Hello! My name is Arwen and I am absolutely passionate about space science, the environment, and teaching! I offer courses about the solar system, planets, natural processes, soil, and the environment. My Master's is in Space Science and I have...