Study Plan

Learning Goals

By the conclusion of this chapter, you should be able to:
  1. Identify our planet Earth’s place in the universe.
  2. Explain the process of science.
  3. Describe the scientific approach to understanding our world and the universe.

Prepare and Assess


    1. Lookback Time Simulator
      This simulator shows how the finite speed of light and the great distances to most astronomical objects (like the explosion of a massive star—a supernova) cause us to observe things as they were in the past.

Reassess and Apply

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