Science & Nature
Trekking Through Our Solar System: A Study of the Sun, the Moon and the Planets
In this ongoing astronomy class, students travel through space to learn fun facts about our neighbors in the Solar System. Beginning with the Sun, we'll visit all eight planets, the Moon, the asteroid belt, dwarf planets, and comets.
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Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Students will explore the various members of our Solar System in a fun, fact-filled journey through space. Each week we will visit a different planet or object orbiting our Sun. Using vivid PowerPoint images and interactive lecture, I will help students discover the unique characteristics of each planet, including its appearance, size, distance from the sun, and surface conditions. Astronomy facts and figures can sometimes get tedious if not presented with enthusiasm, so I want to keep the...
I attended an elective astronomy class as a student at Louisiana State and am an amateur studies of the skies and space. I also studied Fine Arts, including courses in Art History and Appreciation, at Louisiana State University, and have a certificate from Texas Academy of Art in Houston, TX. I have worked as a professional artist, doing portrait art on commission.
A one-page worksheet ("travel log") will be available for download for each destination we visit.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Professional Artist, Amateur Astronomer, Music Lover and Grandpa
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
78 total reviews
66 completed classes
Hello there! I'm Tim and I'm glad you're here! I'm excited about teaching young learners to love the various subjects that have always interested me. My classes will focus largely on art, music, and some basic science. Having worked in...