Program Schdule & Description

Program Schdule

Start Date:03 November.

End Date:15 December(17 and 18 may be utilized in case of any technical problem).

Venue: Online

Timing-6.30 pm to 8.00 pm every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday(Leave on Govt Holidays).

Program Duration-6 Weeks(18 Days program).

Only 60 students can participate in this program.

Fees-Rs.1000 Only.

Medium-English and Hindi.

Course & Topics

Unit-1:The History of Astronomy & Recognizing the Night Sky

By the end of this unit, students will be able to

Describe the birth of astronomy and its history
Identify the objects visible in the night sky to the unaided eye
Describe the various motions in the sky that result from the Earth's rotation
Able to explain why the Earth experiences seasons
Describe the process and appearance of eclipses and the phases of the Moon

Unit-2:The Foundational Physics of Astronomy

By the end of this unit, students will be able to

Describe Language of Nature, The Scientific Method, Laws ,Theory and Hypothesis
Describe various entities of physics
Describe Force and its type. Explain why gravity is the force that keeps planets in orbit around the Sun
Describe Role of Newton and Einstein in discovery of gravity

Unit-3:The scale of the Universe and Electromagnetic radiation

By the end of this unit, students will be able to

Describe the scale of the Universe and the relative sizes of the different objects within the Universe
Describe the different types of electromagnetic radiation.
Explain how astronomers measure electromagnetic radiation from various sources and use that information to derive an understanding of astronomical objects and phenomena
Earth Atmosphere
Identify the instruments that astronomers use to detect the light from an astronomical object

Unit-4: Stars

By the end of the unit, successful students will be able to

Describe the process of star formation
Describe the process by which stars generate energy in their cores
Describe the forces that keep stars in a stable equilibrium
Describe death of stars
Compare the stellar remnants of high and low mass stars
Identify the different types of star clusters stars inhabit
Our nearest star

Unit-5: Galaxies & Cosmology

By the end of the unit, students will be able to

Describe about galaxies and its type
Explain the geometry of the Milky Way and why it appears as a band in the sky as seen from Earth
Qualitatively describe the process by which galaxies evolve
Compare and contrast a normal galaxy and an active galaxy
Describe the evidence for a supermassive black hole in the center of the Galaxy
Describe the spatial distribution of galaxies within the Universe and the environments in which galaxies reside
Describe how Hubble's Law implies an expanding Universe
Describe the evidence for the Big Bang as the origin of the Universe
Describe the evidence for substantial amounts of dark matter and dark energy in the Universe
Explain how observations of distant objects reveal the Universe is accelerating as it expands
Universe Endgame -Predictions for the Future of our Universe

Unit-6:Planets & Life in the Universe

By the end of the unit, students will be able to

Describe the process of planet formation
Describe the habitable zone and the likelihood for life to appear on various objects in the Solar System and in other systems
Describe the Earth's place in the Solar System, Galaxy, and Universe
Compare the interior structure and atmospheres of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
Describe evolution of Moon
Compare the terrestrial planets and the Jovian planets
Describe the processes for the formation and evolution of ring systems around giant planets
Compare the Moons of the Jovian planets
Describe the relationship between Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
Explain the origin of comets and their distribution in the Solar System
Describe the process by which a 'shooting star' appears in the night sky
Describe how astronomers are searching for signals from other civilizations in the Galaxy

Unit-7:Space Exploration

Moon travel
ET life