Florida State College at Jacksonville
ESC1000L: Earth and Space Science Lab
Applications Assignment & Learning Summary 5: Astronomy
Directions: Complete the following activities from your text. Be sure to label and number each activity (you do not have to re-write the questions).
Activity 19.2 Comparing the Sizes of the Planets (pg. 323-325): complete questions 4, 5, and 6
Activity 19.5A Comparing Planetary Masses (pg. 326-327): complete questions 1 through 5.
Activity 19.6A Rotation and Orbital Period (pg. 329): complete questions 1 through 8.
Astronomy Learning Summary
Compose a short (1-3 paragraph) summary of what you learned in this module. You may want to write about:
· your reaction to particular ideas presented in this module
· questions you may still have
· any “aha” moments that may have occurred to you
· connections between what you’ve learned and how you might use this information in your professional or personal life
Be as specific as possible about your learning and include one or two examples of how this module changed the way in which you think about the earth.