Earth, Moon, and Planets Lab, Fall 2006
Roban Hultman Kramer
Columbia University Astronomy Department
Syllabus [latex]

Questionnaire [latex]

Lab one: Classifying Solar System Objects [latex]

Lab two: Measurement and Error: The Height of Pupin [latex]

Getting Started in Astronomy flyer from Sky & Telescope

Lab three: Introduction to the sky [latex 1, 2, 3]

Lab four: Rules of Thumb for Estimating Angles and Measuring the rotation rate of the Earth [latex 1, 2, 3]

Examples of Gas Spectra [PS] (from this page)

Lab five: Introduction to Spectroscopy [latex 1, 2]

Flux vs. time for HD209458b [PS] | Velocity vs. time for 51 Peg [PS]

Lab six: Extrasolar Planet Detection [latex 1, 2]

Lab seven: Greenhouse Effect and Habitable Zones [latex]
Instructor version [latex]

Article: The Threat to the Planet by Jim Hansen

Lab eight: Global Warming
Instructor version

Lab nine: Convection

Lab ten: Lenses and Telescopes