ASTRONOMY 001 Unit 2 Discussion
Current Events in astronomy
You are to find an interesting astronomical event from the newspaper, magazine, or the internet. Any news worthy event (meteor shower, spacecraft launch, exoplanet discovery, Congressional funding related to NASA, etc…) and discuss it in a paragraph (minimum of six sentences.)
You do not have to go into depth, but try to give an indication as to why you personally thought the event was worthwhile or important. For full credit, use the following format:
Description of the event (Primarily in your own words).
Why you think this event is significant (In your own words).
How it relates to our course (Specifically identify one of our unit topics – there are 12 unit topics on the syllabus).
Include at least one photo.
Cite your references (hyperlinks are acceptable).
For Full points:
Copy the bullets in the instruction and post your responses in a different color (or one in Bold) for better readability.
Use full sentences and give meaningful replies.
Pull down the rubric (three vertical dots on top of discussion) to see how I will assign points.
Respond to at least two other classmates’ posts.