IN ALL CASES THE Quality of the work determines it's value!
TRIP I: A report on a Visit to the new "Rose Center -Hayden Planetarium" at the American Museum of Natural History-Hand into the professor.
You must answer the questions found in the link above. It
can cost you about $20
BUT TELL THEM YOU ARE A STUDENT FOR REDUCED RATE
TRIP II: A report on a visit to several "Science Halls of the American Museum of Natural History"
-same value as planetarium visit unless you do the additional Evolution of Vertebrae
work which would make it worth more.. SEE THE LINK ABOVE FOR DETAILS OF THE QUESTIONS YOU HAVE TO ANSWER FOR FULL CREDIT!
BOTH TRIPS YOUR RECEIPTS MUST BE KEPT AND ATTACHED TO THE REPORT AS PROOF YOU WENT AND IT IS
DATED.. Museum Pamphlets are not
proof you went .
WARNING: REPORTS CAN BE REFUSED IF YOU
DO NOT HAVE A PROPERLY DATED RECEIPT!
TV GET EXTRA CREDIT
A fun way of getting extra credit is to watch astronomy related programs that
appear on educational stations. Writing a brief description or short paper on
the program earns extra credit. The amount of points depends on the quality
and quantity of work done. I list some of the links you can explore in
looking for Astronomy related programs and material.
You can get programs coming up for channel 13 and 21 Public stations from the
A lot of Astronomy stuff on the Science channel
The national geographic channel and also the magzine site can be valuable for
programs and ideas links
The History channel for ancient Astronomy
The Military Channel: Related Space Science
The discovery channel: a general resource