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In this assignment we will focus on course objective #1  “Students will understa

In this assignment we will focus on course objective #1  "Students will understand how improved technology (telescopes) and the integration of Biology, Geology, Meteorology, Chemistry, and Physics allow astronomers to better understand the Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy, and the Universe." For this assignment I would like you to use the information from Chapter 3 to answer the following questions.  You don't have to copy the question text but the answers should be at least a paragraph-length 1.  Describe the…

In Chapter 2 you learned about the old geocentric model of the universe and the

In Chapter 2 you learned about the old geocentric model of the universe and the development of the heliocentric model.  For this assignment I would like you to answer the following questions.   1.  Write a paragraph describing the geocentric  model of the solar system--include information about what evidence there is for it and what evidence there against it (i.e. the evidence that supports the heliocentric model).  2.  Write a paragraph describing the various contributions to the heliocentric model of the…

This short reaction paper, of one page in length, provides an opportunity for yo

This short reaction paper, of one page in length, provides an opportunity for you to critique a representation of the Zen tradition found in current popular media. These representations may include film, images, writings, tv shows, or other media. Students should analyze this media and reflect on its accuracy (or lack thereof) in representing the Zen tradition, the implications of that representation, and its connections to “narrative” as a device for delivering information about the tradition. Students should seek approval…

Part 3: Reflection and Recommendations Summary: Students will A) analyze energy

Part 3: Reflection and Recommendations Summary: Students will A) analyze energy data during the energy conservation phase and compare this with the baseline period; B) revise their energy conservation design in response to data and intended results; and C) reflect on the experience.  Details: A) Analyze your and the class’ data during the conservation period, using the following criteria.  ●  What was your average electricity and natural gas energy use for the baseline period compared to the conservation period? Explain…

Instructions: In the first module of our course, we explored how the Anthropocen

Instructions: In the first module of our course, we explored how the Anthropocene is widely recognized to be not only a new geological era in which humans influence global systems, but also as the culmination of ongoing, social, cultural, economic, political and environmental changes tied to the Industrial Revolution and, even earlier, plantation-based colonialism. In thie second module, we explored how the benefits and harms of these changes have been, and continue to be, socially and spatially uneven. For our…

Ch. 6 Sub-Saharan Africa 1-Did a legacy of colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa con

Ch. 6 Sub-Saharan Africa 1-Did a legacy of colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa contribute to the region’s contemporary and persistent conflict? 2-What are the both the current and potential ramifications of Sub-Saharan Africa’s high NIR? Ch. 7 Southwest Asia and North Africa 1-In terms of its physical environment, why is Southwest Asia and North Africa referred to as a “fragile world”? 2-Why is it appropriate to describe Southwest Asia and North Africa's economic development in terms of a "land of wealth…

Consider what, in your opinion, makes a composer great.  Think about what qualit

Consider what, in your opinion, makes a composer great.  Think about what qualities we associate with greatness. These could be popularity, virtuosic talent, ability to connect with people, rebelliousness, trend-setting...Some composers were also performers. Then: Complete the  A “Great" Composer A “Great" Composer - Alternative Formats table by doing and answering the following: Compare any two (2) different historical periods that you have read about in this course: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary. Who are all the most…