An introduction to astronomy with a lab, emphasizing the physics underlying the behaviour of the universe and the means by which it is observed. Topics include Newtonian mechanics and gravitation, electromagnetic waves, observing instruments, the sun and solar system, stars, galaxies, cosmology and black holes.
Pre-calculus 12 or Principles of Math 12, or Pre-calculus 11 with a minimum B grade, or Principles of Math 11 with a minimum B grade, or Foundations of Mathematics 11 with a minimum A grade, or BMTH 053/054, or MATH 105. MATH 105 may be taken concurrently.
ASTR 107 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees.
ASTR 107 is an approved Science course. ASTR 107 is an approved Lab Science course.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).
|Fall 2013 onwards|