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Re: [Astrolrner@CAE] Hubble's Law data

?We do a kinesthetic version of the Hubble expansion, where the students stand in for galaxies and walk through it. Weather permitting, I'll have a class
Christopher Sirola
Apr 17
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6186

Re: [Astrolrner@CAE] Hubble's Law data

If you want to find out if your students actually UNDERSTAND Hubble's law, in addition to plotting it, I suggest that you have them do the tutorial "Hubble
Douglas Duncan
Apr 17
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6185

Re: Hubble's Law data

All, Do I detect a cherry picking of data? Perhaps a discussion about whether cherry picking data is a defensible pedagogical strategy is in order. My view is
Harold Geller
Apr 16
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6184

Re: [Astrolrner@CAE] Hubble's Law data

I'm not sure if GCET from UT Austin is more than you wanted but at least there are no spectra. It worked for my high school class a few years ago with help.
Jimmy Newland
Apr 16
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Re: [Astrolrner@CAE] Hubble's Law data

An easy way to do this is to use NED: https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/ Under "TOOLS", you can either submit a "Batch job", or more convenient, use the "Build data
Michael Allen
Apr 16
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Re: [Astrolrner@CAE] Hubble's Law data

There's a table at http://supernova.lbl.gov/Union/figures/SCPUnion2.1_mu_vs_z.txt You probably want to use only the low-redshift ones, convert z (the 2nd
David Wittman
Apr 15
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Re: [Astrolrner@CAE] Hubble's Law data

I use this one developed at the University of Washington: http://www.astro.washington.edu/courses/labs/clearinghouse/labs/HubbleLaw/hubblelaw.html Students
Kristine Washburn
Apr 15
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6180

Hubble's Law data

Hi everyone, Does anyone have a good source of modern, accurate Hubble's Law data (recessional velocities and distances) for a freshman/sophomore level lab?
Adam Jensen
Apr 15
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6179

Adjunct Astronomy Teaching Opportunities at Mt. San Antonio College

Mt. San Antonio College, a community college located in the eastern part of Los Angeles County, California, is looking to hire a number of adjunct astronomy
Micol Christopher
Apr 15
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6178

Re: Evening exams

Hi Shannon. My semesters typically involve three sections of 200+ person classes, taught in a stadium seating type lecture hall. I do in class tests, so
Aaron Grocholski
Apr 13
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6177

Quiz questions/responses: sun/spectra/star properties

Newest batch of multiple-choice questions (2) from this semester, with student response distributions, and discrimination indices (point biserial statistics):
waiferx
Apr 12
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Quiz questions/responses: solar system

Newest batch of multiple-choice questions (3) from this semester, with student response distributions, and discrimination indices (point biserial statistics):
waiferx
Apr 12
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Regional Teaching Exchange

MiraCosta College and the Center for Astronomy Education invite all current and future astronomy
French, Rica
Apr 11
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Re: Evening exams

Hi Shannon, I have a couple of techniques I use, maybe they'll spark an idea for you: - One of the classes I teach is online but with in-person exams. Not
Oliver Fraser
Apr 11
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Transit of Venus light curve: exoplanet detection demo

Hi all, A video/animation some of you may find useful when explaining the transit method for detecting exoplanets... I did a time-lapse movie of the transit of
jgilbertuk@ymail.com
Apr 10
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