Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy

[Many of these tutorials were adapted from Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy, Adams, Prather, Slater, CAPER Team (Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 2005)]

Fundamentals and Light
Solar vs Sideral Time
Gravity Tutorial
Blackbody Radiation
Spectrum Analysis
Stefan Boltzmann Law

Stars and Stellar Evolution

Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes
H R Diagram
Spectroscopic Parallax
Star Formation Lifetimes
Color Index
CMDs -- Ages and Distances

Milky Way and Galaxies and Beyond

Distances in the Milky Way
Looking at Distant Objects
Looking at Distant Galaxies
Pre-Hubble Law Lab: Inductive vs Deductive Reasoning