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Cosmic Catastrophes
This homepage for a freshman astronomy class provides a detailed syllabus and clearly defined learning goals for students, not only about astronomy and the universe, but about how we make choices, as individuals and communities, in the face of risks. The page also features links to lecture topic "enhancers" in the form of text and graphics that augment in-class learning.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Syllabus
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-456
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Creating Effective Web-based Learning Resources in the Geosciences'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof Lawrence Rudnick
Department of Astronomy, University of Minnesota