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SPST341 - Tools of the Planetarium

Course Details

Course Code: SPST341 Course ID: 4959 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to familiarize students with the equipment and operation of the modern planetarium. Students learn about the use of the planetarium as an effective astronomical educational tool, and explore exciting career opportunities in the planetarium field. Students have the opportunity to utilize planetarium software and visit a local planetarium in their region of the country.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Homework Assignments 50.00 %
Homework 1: Local Planetariums 7.14 %
Homework 2: Projection Systems 7.14 %
Homework 3: Copyright 7.14 %
Homework 4: Pages of Stars 7.14 %
Homework 5: Interactive Learning Activity 7.14 %
Homework 6: Press Release 7.14 %
Homework 7: Discipline Plan 7.14 %
Discussion Forums 25.00 %
Intro Forum 2.78 %
Forum 1 2.78 %
Forum 2 2.78 %
Forum 3 2.78 %
Forum 4 2.78 %
Forum 5 2.78 %
Forum 6 2.78 %
Forum 7 2.78 %
Forum 8 2.78 %
Final Project 25.00 %
Topic Forum 2.27 %
Final Project 22.73 %
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author:No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.