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The Milky Way and Other Galaxies in the Universe

A field guide to galactic structure, types and contents
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Platform: Udemy
Price: $11.99
Video: 1h 14m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Description

Our solar system is immense, but it gets lost in the vastness of our Milky Way Galaxy. Look at our place in the galaxy and our galaxy’s place in the universe. Examine the different kinds of galaxies including galaxy collisions and the black holes in the center.
This Course Includes Great Bonus Lesson: What on Earth is Astronomy?
The Milky Way and Other Galaxies
1. Objective
2. Warm-up activities
3. Perspective
4. Definition and characteristics of a galaxy
5. Description and location of the Milky Way
6. Galaxy clusters, as well as the number of galaxies and stars in the universe
7. The local group of galaxies
8. Dwarf galaxies and Magellanic Clouds
9. Hemispheres
10. Seasons and Earth’s axis
11. Types of galaxies: spiral, irregular, elliptical
12. Logarithmic spirals and universal recurring patterns
13. Types of galaxies: barred spiral and lenticular
14. Causes of galactic shapes
15. Black holes and supermassive black holes
16. Observing galaxies in different lights, such as infrared
17. Scientist Edwin Hubble
18. Cepheid variable stars
19. Dark matter and dark energy
20. Star clusters
21. Nebulae: emission, planetary and reflection
22. Naming conventions
23. Test questions
24. Cross-curricular activities

My name is Tony Ceraso and I will be your instructor. I sometimes run the planetarium and have written curriculum for the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. I have also written curriculum for NASA’s school visitation program and teach on the college level in NJ.
My goal is for you to thoroughly enjoy this lesson. I love astronomy and I want nothing more out of our time together than for you to have a greater appreciation for the universe through the understanding of this material. Besides the lesson I’m going to preview for you now, the course includes warm up activities, test questions, and cross-curricular activities for you to download as a supplement.

Requirements

• None

You will learn

✓ Our solar system is immense, but it gets lost in the vastness of our Milky Way Galaxy. Look at our place in the galaxy and our galaxy’s place in the universe. Examine the different kinds of galaxies including galaxy collisions and the black holes in the center.
✓ Objective and Warm-up Activity
✓ Perspective on Size and Distance
✓ Definition and characteristics of galaxies
✓ Description and location of the Milky Way Galaxy
✓ Galaxy clusters, as well as the number of galaxies and stars in the universe
✓ The local group of galaxies
✓ Dwarf galaxies
✓ Magellanic Clouds
✓ Hemispheres
✓ Seasons and Earth’s axis
✓ Types of galaxies: spiral, irregular, elliptical
✓ Logarithmic spirals and universal recurring patterns
✓ Types of galaxies: barred spiral and lenticular
✓ Causes of galactic shape
✓ Black holes and supermassive black holes
✓ Observing galaxies in different lights, such as infrared
✓ Scientist Edwin Hubble and the Hubble Space Telescope
✓ Cepheid variable stars and calculating distances
✓ Dark Matter and Dark Energy
✓ Star Clusters
✓ Nebulae: emission, planetary and reflection
✓ Naming conventions
✓ Test Questions and Activities

This course is for

• Anyone who wants to know more about Astronomy

How much does the The Milky Way and Other Galaxies in the Universe course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $11.99. And currently there is a 40% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $8 if you enroll the course now.

Does the The Milky Way and Other Galaxies in the Universe course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, The Milky Way and Other Galaxies in the Universe has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the The Milky Way and Other Galaxies in the Universe course, but there is a $8 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $11.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Tony Ceraso a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Tony Ceraso has created 25 courses that got 78 reviews which are generally positive. Tony Ceraso has taught 1,120 students and received a 4.2 average review out of 78 reviews. Depending on the information available, Tony Ceraso is a TRUSTED instructor.

More info about the instructor, Tony Ceraso

Astronomy
Tony is the creator of the popular Home School Astronomy curriculum. He has a Master’s Degree in Education and has written astronomy curriculum for NASA and the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC where he helps run the planetarium.
He teaches at Camden County College and has presented astronomy material in hundreds of venues across the United States.

9.6

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Platform: Udemy
Price: $11.99
Video: 1h 14m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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