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written by Kevin M. Lee
published by the Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
This collection of questions and resources covers the standard first chapter in most astronomy textbooks. The questions are designed to be used for in-class student engagement activities. This topics include the Solar System, Galaxy, and Universe, scientific notation, metric prefixes, special units, speed of light, and look-back time.

This is part of a larger collection of similar astronomy modules from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This entire collection covers most of the topics found in most undergraduate introductory astronomy courses.
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Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
= Assessment
= Education Research
- Fundamentals
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
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- Assessment Material
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Keywords:
dimensional analysis, earth rotation, light-travel time, look-back time, precision, scale, scientific notation, units
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Metadata instance created March 26, 2009 by Alea Smith
Record Updated:
May 20, 2009 by Bruce Mason
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April 7, 2007
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K. Lee, (Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2004), WWW Document, (http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/intro.html).
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K. Lee, UNL Astronomy ClassAction: Introductory Concepts, (Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2004), <http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/intro.html>.
APA Format
Lee, K. (2007, April 7). UNL Astronomy ClassAction: Introductory Concepts. Retrieved November 22, 2014, from Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska: http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/intro.html
Chicago Format
Lee, Kevin. UNL Astronomy ClassAction: Introductory Concepts. Lincoln: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, April 7, 2007. http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/intro.html (accessed 22 November 2014).
MLA Format
Lee, Kevin. UNL Astronomy ClassAction: Introductory Concepts. Lincoln: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska, 2004. 7 Apr. 2007. 22 Nov. 2014 <http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/intro.html>.
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