Introduction to Astronomy

This one-semester course is intended to introduce you to the concepts of astronomy. This course has 17 lessons and 6 Course Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. In Introduction to Astronomy, you will learn about the history of astronomy from ancient times to modern times. You will identify the movements of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars across the sky. You will describe the formation of the solar system, and the role of the Sun and Moon in the solar system. You will describe the causes of seasons on Earth and the reasons for life on Earth. You will learn about stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way. You will explain various theories of cosmology, and advantages and disadvantages of space exploration