Astronomy Solar Galactic

1 Unit
Grades: 11, 12

Journey through the universe on a stellar exploration through space and time. Discover ancient astronomy and the instruments used to investigate the properties and motion of celestial objects. Examine the different characteristics of each planet in our solar system, including atmospheric conditions, moons, and rings. Discover the small solar bodies that are moving throughout our solar system. Learn about stellar properties, based on starlight and the life cycle of stars. Explore the far reaches of our universe by studying galaxies and the clues they leave us about the early universe. Lastly, learn about cosmology, including theories and concepts about our early universe, and its possible fate. Some mathematical applications will be applied at various times. This course is recommended for 11th- and 12th-grade students.


  • NCAA Eligible


Instructor Embedded Cost: $475

Content Only Cost: $48

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Prerequisites: Earth-Space Science Preferred; Honors: Algebra 1 Preferred

Oklahoma Subject Code: 5020

Course Provider Contact: Glenda Ellero | | 407-504-1476

How To Purchase This Course

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