ASTR 109/PHYS 109
Big Bang and Black Holes

Introduction to Cosmology

Prof. David Toback
(Section 201/Honors and 501/Regular)

Teaching Assistants: Elham Azadbakht and Nate Herbert
(for help send mail to 109help@physics.tamu.edu )

Fall 2017


Material due before the next class date:

·  Required Prep for next class (Last updated 11/15/17)

Course Material:

·  Syllabus - includes Course Topics and Reading Assignments

·         Course Organization - More information about how the course is organized, as well as assignments

·         Class Schedule - Tentative schedule with due dates for Reading, End of Chapter Quizzes, Pre-Lecture Reading Question Assignments and Papers

·         ASTR/PHYS 119 - The optional lab companion course for ASTR/PHYS 109

·         Honors Sections - Info about the honors section and the Research Paper

·  Textbook Information - The required and recommended texts for the course (and a link to the first 4 chapters of the textbook if needed)

·  Lecture Notes - Copies of the Lecture Notes  

·  Chapter 13-14 Worksheet - We recommend filling in all the boxes, and using the hints to help you. If you still need help, send mail 109help@physics.tamu.edu for feedback  

Assignment Information:

·  FAQ - Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about assignments, quizzes, papers etc.  

·  eCampus - Instructions on how to use eCampus to submit end-of-chapter quizzes and other things  

·  Paper and Peerceptive - Information about how we will be using Peerceptive during the class for Papers, as well as our plagiarism policy

·  Pre-Lecture Reading Questions - Guidelines on how to write and submit Pre-Lecture Reading Questions

·  iClickers - Information about iClickers you will need to have and use during the class  

Other Stuff:

·  Fun Stuff - Videos and written stuff students have sent to illustrate the science

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Created by Dave Toback (toback@tamu.edu)
(Last updated by Dave Toback on 11/08/17)