Homework #1 (10 Points)
ASTR 100 (Veilleux)
Due Friday, Sep. 1

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/~veilleux/ASTR100/fall00/ 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, tell me so (you'll need to get access soon - your TA can help).

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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