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Nivel principiante
Aprox. 8 horas para completar
Inglés (English)

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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1

Semana 1

1 hora para completar

Introduction to the Sun and Eclipses

1 hora para completar
8 videos (Total 24 minutos), 1 lectura, 1 cuestionario
8 videos
1. Description and video of a total eclipse - watch people and animals freak out!4m
2. How to watch an eclipse5m
3. Overview of Course Topics and Goals2m
4. Eclipses of the sun.1m
5. Total vs. partial eclipses1m
6. How Astronomers Study the Sun. The Sun's size compared with earth.4m
7. Sunspots and the solar activity cycle1m
1 lectura
You can start final project now!2m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1 Quiz30m
Semana
2

Semana 2

1 hora para completar

Most of what we know about the Sun is learned from Light

1 hora para completar
7 videos (Total 45 minutos)
7 videos
2. What is light? Differences between red, blue, ultraviolet, and X-ray light.2m
3. Properties of light. White light. Kirchhoff-Bunsen laws. How color tells you temperature.8m
4. Don’t be fooled by reflected light!5m
5. Is light a Wave? Is it a particle? It’s both! The strange world of quantum physics.6m
6. Spectrum lines – how they tell us what the sun is made of; the quantum origin of spectrum lines.8m
7. How visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays reveal the sun’s photosphere, chromosphere, and corona. Magnetic fields and the solar wind.10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 2 Quiz30m
Semana
3

Semana 3

1 hora para completar

How does the Sun work? What makes it shine? What’s inside?

1 hora para completar
7 videos (Total 30 minutos)
7 videos
2. Newton's law of gravity3m
3. The "pefect gas" law that explains temperature, pressure, and density3m
4. Inside the sun; nuclear energy generation.8m
5. The transport of energy from the sun's core to the surface1m
6. Neutrinos and Sunquakes (solar seismology)4m
7. Einstein proved right by a total eclipse - gravity warps space!6m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 3 Quiz30m
Semana
4

Semana 4

1 hora para completar

How did the sun form?

1 hora para completar
7 videos (Total 26 minutos)
7 videos
2. Regions of star formation in space.3m
3. Converting gravitational potential energy into kinetic energy heats forming stars.5m
4. Conservation of angular momentum causes a new star to spin.2m
5. A previous generation of stars made the elements that formed the sun and planets.3m
6. Different kinds of stars make different elements and recyle them into the galaxy.3m
7. The formation of the planets around the sun.5m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz for Week 430m

Reseñas

Principales reseñas sobre THE SUN AND THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF AUGUST 2017

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