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SPST634 - Comets, Asteroids and Meteorites

Course Details

Course Code: SPST634 Course ID: 4942 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Asteroids, meteorites, and comets, the leftover material from the formation of our solar system, are all key to understanding its origin. The composition, history and interrelationships of these objects will be covered, as well as their influence on the Earth and other bodies, and what they tell us about the early solar system.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Forums 20.00 %
Topic #1 - Introduction 2.50 %
Topic #2 - Meteors and Meteorites 2.50 %
Topic #3 - Asteroids 2.50 %
Topic #4 - Your Choice (two topics) 2.50 %
WK5 Research Paper Outline (1) 2.50 %
Topic #6 - Your Choice (three topics) 2.50 %
Topic #7 - What's the Big Deal? 2.50 %
Topic #8 - Course Wrap-up 2.50 %
Homework 30.00 %
WK2 Homework #1 10.00 %
WK4 Homework #2 10.00 %
WK6 Homework #3 10.00 %
Research Paper 20.00 %
WK3 Research Paper Topic/Thesis Statement 1.00 %
WK5 Research Paper Outline 4.00 %
WK7 Research Paper 15.00 %
Midterm 15.00 %
Midterm Exam (Due end of Week 5) 15.00 %
Final Exam 15.00 %
Final Examination (Due end of Week 8) 15.00 %
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.