Virtual Astronomy Labs 3rd edition

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Cengage Learning
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  • Chapter 1: Measurement and Unit Conversion
    • 1.1: Measurement and Unit Conversion (3)

  • Chapter 2: Light and Matter
    • 2.1: Light and Matter (4)

  • Chapter 3: The Doppler Effect
    • 3.1: The Doppler Effect (2)

  • Chapter 4: The Solar Wind and Cosmic Rays
    • 4.1: The Solar Wind and Cosmic Rays (3)

  • Chapter 5: Planetary Geology
    • 5.1: Planetary Geology (3)

  • Chapter 6: Tides and Tidal Forces
    • 6.1: Tides and Tidal Forces (2)

  • Chapter 7: Planetary Atmospheres
    • 7.1: Planetary Atmospheres (2)

  • Chapter 8: Extrasolar Planets
    • 8.1: Extrasolar Planets (3)

  • Chapter 9: Kepler's Laws
    • 9.1: Kepler's Laws (3)

  • Chapter 10: Helioseismology
    • 10.1: Helioseismology (2)

  • Chapter 11: Stars, Star Clusters, and the HR Diagram
    • 11.1: Stars, Star Clusters and the HR Diagram (2)

  • Chapter 12: Binary Stars
    • 12.1: Binary Stars (3)

  • Chapter 13: White Dwarfs and Stellar Explosions
    • 13.1: White Dwarfs and Stellar Explosions (3)

  • Chapter 14: Neutron Stars and Pulsars
    • 14.1: Neutron Stars and Pulsars

  • Chapter 15: Asteroids and Kuiper Belt Objects
    • 15.1: Asteroids and Kuiper Belt Objects

  • Chapter 16: Astronomical Distance Scales
    • 16.1: Astronomical Distance Scales

  • Chapter 17: Evidence for Dark Matter
    • 17.1: Evidence for Dark Matter

  • Chapter 18: The Hubble Law
    • 18.1: The Hubble Law (3)

  • Chapter 19: The Fate of the Universe
    • 19.1: The Fate of the Universe (1)

Virtual Astronomy Labs, 3rd edition, by Cengage, is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence.

This is a set of interactive experiences that combine analysis of real astronomical data with robust simulations to provide a true online laboratory experience for your introductory astronomy course. Each lab is presented in a modular format containing individual auto-graded segments, giving you the control to assign it as a standalone activity or as part of a larger learning experience.

Concise tutorials summarize the relevant content in sections that can be opened and closed for quick access during follow-up activity or assessment. Targeted feedback guides students in revising any incorrect answers. Many items provide scaffolding to build skills and confidence in the use of simple algebra, geometry, and proportional reasoning to solve astronomy problems.

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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: Measurement and Unit Conversion
1.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 2: Light and Matter
2.1 4 001 002 003 004
Chapter 3: The Doppler Effect
3.1 2 001 002
Chapter 4: The Solar Wind and Cosmic Rays
4.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 5: Planetary Geology
5.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 6: Tides and Tidal Forces
6.1 2 001 002
Chapter 7: Planetary Atmospheres
7.1 2 001 002
Chapter 8: Extrasolar Planets
8.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 9: Kepler's Laws
9.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 10: Helioseismology
10.1 2 001 002
Chapter 11: Stars, Star Clusters, and the HR Diagram
11.1 2 001 002
Chapter 12: Binary Stars
12.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 13: White Dwarfs and Stellar Explosions
13.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 14: Neutron Stars and Pulsars
14 0  
Chapter 15: Asteroids and Kuiper Belt Objects
15 0  
Chapter 16: Astronomical Distance Scales
16 0  
Chapter 17: Evidence for Dark Matter
17 0  
Chapter 18: The Hubble Law
18.1 3 001 002 003
Chapter 19: The Fate of the Universe
19.1 1 001
 Chapter 20
20 0  
Total 39