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23 Apr 2012
AST201H1F Summer 2011
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Midterms and Final Exam Syllabus
Midterm #1: (Tuesday May 31) Location: TBA; Time: 6:10 – 6:55 pm
Powerpoint notes “Astronomy as a Science” – All
Powerpoint notes “Light” – All
Reading assignments from beginning up to and including Section 5.5
Midterm #2: (Thursday June 16) Location: TBA; Time: 6:10 – 6:55 pm
Not cumulative (i.e, topics tested in midterm 1 will not be tested again in this
Powerpoint notes “Stars ” – All
Powerpoint notes “Milky Way” – All
Powerpoint notes “Galaxies” -- up to and including slide “Find Galaxies
Distances Using the P-L Relation”
Reading assignments from Section 15.1 up to and including Section 20.2
Final Exam: (Tuesday June 28) Location: TBA
All topics roughly equally weighted
Includes everything covered in the reading assignments, lectures and tutorials.
Rules and Format:
In-Class Clicker Quizzes (Total 5%):
When: Every class
Format: All multiple-choice questions. Questions will be distributed throughout the
entire class. You must participate in at least 75% of the questions to earn the
How does it count: Participation mark, 0.5% per class for any 10 classes
Midterms 1 and 2 (25% each):
Date: May 31 (Tuesday) and June 16 (Thursday)
Time: 6:10 – 6:55 pm (please go back to MS 2158 for lecture from 7:10 – 8pm)
Locations: TBA
Syllabus: See above.
15 multiple-choice questions and 5 short answer questions (no choice)
Bring: student ID, pens (you may NOT write in pencil) and ruler
Rules during midterms:
Correction tape or fluid, and calculator are NOT allowed
Bags and books must be placed along the walls of the room
All electronics devices (e.g., Phones, IPODs, PDAs, electronic dictionaries,
etc.) must be turned off
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