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Introductory Astronomy: Syllabus and Study Guides
Stephen Shawl, University of Kansas; Pima Community College
An integrated lecture-lab introductory astronomy course with topics limited primarily to the nature and evolution of stars. Also included is the changing appearance of the night sky with time and place, the nature ...
Science for Non-Scientists
Basil Tikoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
This website hosts all of the materials developed for an undergraduate course called "Science for Non-Scientists." Students enrolled in this course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison showed very significant gains in critical thinking skills, as measured by the Critical Thinking Assessment test, developed at Tennessee Tech University.
Intro Astronomy the Solar System
Declan De Paor, Old Dominion University
An introduction to the Solar System with an emphasis on the scientific method of inquiry. I incorporate more Earth Science than normal in an astronomy course.
Error and the Nature of Science
Oksana Hlodan, American Institute of Biological Sciences
Understanding the nature of science, especially how scientists err, is an essential tool for assessing the reliability and scope of scientific claims perceiving the scope of these claims making personal and public ...