Homework #1 (10 Points)
ASTR 100 (McGaugh)
Due Tuesday, Sep. 5

Your Name:_________________________________ Student Number:________________

Local Phone Number:_________________ Home Phone Number:____________________

Email Address:_____________________________________ Section Number:_________________

When and where does your discussion section meet?___________________________

I HAVE READ THE SYLLABUS AND UNDERSTAND HOW MY GRADE FOR ASTR100 WILL BE DETERMINED.

Signed _______________________________ Dated ______________________________

1. Do you have access to the Internet and World Wide Web? If so, go the class web page at http://www.astro.umd.edu/~ssm/ASTR100/ then follow the link to the "Astronomy Picture of the Day" and then tell me what you see. If you do not have easy Internet access, get it.

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2. What do you most want to find out about in this course?

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3. When have you last had some astronomy in school?
_____ in college
_____ as a junior or senior in high school
_____ as a freshman or sophomore in high school
_____ in junior high school
_____ in elementary school

4. Check the highest level math that you've studied. We'll use some algebra and geometry in ASTR100.
_____ algebra
_____ geometry
_____ trigonometry
_____ calculus
_____ other