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Tour of the Solar System

Astronomy
4.3
4.3/5
(21 reviews)
918 students
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8.9

CourseMarks Score®

9.9

Freshness

7.7

Feedback

8.6

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $15.99
Video: 1h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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CourseMarks Score®

8.9 / 10

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Freshness Score

9.9 / 10
This course was last updated on 5/2021.

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Student Feedback

7.7 / 10
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Content Score

8.6 / 10
Video Score: 7.8 / 10
The course includes 1h 37m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 1 hours 34 minutes of 47 Astronomy courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 8.6 / 10

The top online course contains a detailed description of the course, what you will learn and also a detailed description about the instructor.

Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

Tests, exercises, articles and other resources help students to better understand and deepen their understanding of the topic.

This course contains:

0 article.
7 resources.
0 exercise.
0 tests or quizzes.

Table of contents

Description

Tour of the Solar System is vivid and informative overview of the solar system using an imaginary spacecraft which allows us to visit all the planets that orbit around our Sun in one day. This is a full astronomy course on its own, or it can be used as part Home School Astronomy’s larger full year of Astronomy with a total of 26 astronomy lessons.
This Course Includes a Great Bonus Lesson: What on Earth is Astronomy?
Tour of the Solar System
1. Objective
2. Warm-up activity
3. Definition of a solar system
4. Overview of space program
5. Brief description of current spacecraft speed and life-support capabilities
6. Description of our Solar System and layout of planets
7. Overview of each of the eight planets in our Solar System: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
8. Planetary weather and atmospheres, including storms, temperatures and wind patterns
9. Geological activity
10. Orbital and rotational norms
11. Planets and their moon(s)’s sizes and numbers
12. Planet types (i.e., solid and gas), and a discussion of density
13. Description of the asteroid belt
14. Comets
15. Observational astronomy
16. Planet name origins
17. Early misconceptions about the planets
18. Earth’s uniqueness
19. The sun and events on its surface, such as solar tornadoes
20. Test questions
21. 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.

You will learn

✓ Better understanding of our Solar System – Overview

Requirements

• No prerequisites

This course is for

• Anyone who wants to learn more about Astronomy

How much does the Tour of the Solar System course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $15.99. And currently there is a 20% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $4 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $12.1 of 47 Astronomy courses. So this course is 7% more expensive than the average Astronomy course on Udemy.

Does the Tour of the Solar System course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Tour of the Solar System 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 Tour of the Solar System course, but there is a $4 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $15.99.

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

Tony Ceraso has created 25 courses that got 98 reviews which are generally positive. Tony Ceraso has taught 1,222 students and received a 4.3 average review out of 98 reviews. Depending on the information available, Tony Ceraso is a TRUSTED instructor.
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.

8.9

CourseMarks Score®

9.9

Freshness

7.7

Feedback

8.6

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $15.99
Video: 1h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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