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					What good is astronomy?
 Calendar         Earth Orbit
  Time             Seasons
  Shade            Sundial
                Shaded Parking
 Driving
 Conditions         Glare
                   Shadow
 Hunting
                  Moonlight
Navigation    North South East West
 Sun Moon Stars Planets
  When is the sun out?
Are all days the same length?
 Is the moon out tonight
        or today?
How are planets different?
Inspiration
  Romance
     Art
   Music
  Literature
 Astronomy/Disaster
      Dinosaur Extinction
       Asteroid Impact
Can we prevent our own extinction?
Astronomy/Tragedy
      Moonlight
         Titanic
 Visibility of Icebergs
 Astronomy/Warfare
           Glare
      Pearl Harbor
They came from the west,
 but circled around and
 attacked from the east.
 Glare From Rising Sun
 Astronomy/Warfare
       Moonlight
      Afghanistan
 Bombing of Afghanistan
began on moonless night.
They couldn’t see US planes.
 Astronomy/Warfare
        Moonlight
  Sinking of Indianapolis
Ship Delivered Atom Bomb
          Attack
 Defense Against Attack
Method of Astronomy
       Observe
      Summarize
     Model/Theory
      Test Model
     Other Models
    Accepted as Law
       History
Prehistoric
Geography
Ancient
Heliocentric Revolution
       History
Prehistoric
Geography
Ancient
Helicentric Revolution
Prehistoric
  Constellations
 Celestial Sphere
Seasons/Calendars
      Ecliptic
    Navigation
  Shape of Earth
   Size of Earth
         Constellations
Familiar Groupings of
  Stars
Named After Mythical
  Characters
Stars Always in Same
  Place in Constellation
Constellations Always in Same Order in Sky
Stars Usually Not Related
        Constellations
Move Throughout Night
  Predictable Motion
Prehistoric
  Constellations
 Celestial Sphere
Seasons/Calendars
      Ecliptic
    Navigation
  Shape of Earth
   Size of Earth
Prehistoric
  Constellations
 Celestial Sphere
Seasons/Calendars
      Ecliptic
    Navigation
  Shape of Earth
   Size of Earth
Prehistoric Astronomy
Calendar Development
  Observation of Stars at Sunrise/Sunset
Sunset and the Stars
Ecliptic
Prehistoric Astronomy
Calendar Development
  Observation of Stars at Sunrise/Sunset
  Horizon at Sunrise/Sunset
Sunrise Calendar
Prehistoric Astronomy
Calendar Development
  Observation of Stars at Sunrise/Sunset
  Horizon at Sunrise/Sunset
  Shadows     Rise/Noon/set
 The Sun and the Seasons
Noon Sun High in Summer
Noon Shadows Short



Noon Sun Low in Winter
Noon Shadows Long
   Sunrise and Sunset
Sunrise in the East?
Sunset in the West?
Noon Shadows
Hours of Daylight
 Sunrise and Sunset
Shaded Parking
Glare
 Tonight
  Constellations
 Celestial Sphere
Seasons/Calendars
      Ecliptic
    Navigation
  Shape of Earth
   Size of Earth
Circumpolar Stars
      Geography and
        Seasons


Arctic Circles
Tropics
Day and Night
 Tonight
  Constellations
 Celestial Sphere
Seasons/Calendars
      Ecliptic
    Navigation
  Shape of Earth
   Size of Earth
Eratosthenes in Syene
       Sunlight
Eratosthenes in Syene
       Sunlight




        Reflection
Eratosthenes in Alexandria
          Sunlight
Eratosthenes
Eratosthenes
Eratosthenes
 Tonight
  Constellations
 Celestial Sphere
Seasons/Calendars
      Ecliptic
    Navigation
  Shape of Earth
   Size of Earth

				
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