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Humans want to explore the universe by looking up into the sky since ancient times. This course offers the outline about the selected phenomena which were observable with naked eye. Upon finishing the course, students will acquire the development of modern astronomy, knowledge of the basic observational features of the sky, and the application of physical principles to astronomy.
The course includes lectures, experiments, and observation sessions. The experiments session is aimed to provide students with hand-on experience in basic physical principles and ideas in Astronomy. Student will have indoor observation of simulated night in class. Outdoor solar observation will be held if weather permits.
|Category:||Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing|
|Learning outcomes:||Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:|
|Medium of Instruction:||Cantonese supplemented with English|
|Recognition:||No. of Academy unit(s): 1.5
* A certificate or letter of completion will be awarded to student upon completion.
|Expected applicants:||Students who are promoting to S4-S6.|
|Organising period:||Summer 2013; Summer 2014; Summer 2015; Summer 2016; Summer 2017; Summer 2018; Summer 2019|
|Application method:||SAYT Online application|