Course: Astronomy for Everybody

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Course title Astronomy for Everybody
Course code KMT/AAO
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Žáková Jaroslava, Mgr.
  • Suková Zuzana, PhDr.
  • Randa Miroslav, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Kéhar Ota, PhDr. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Kohout Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Feřt Lukáš, Mgr.
  • Masopust Pavel, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Feřt Lukáš, Mgr.
Course content
1. Introduction to astronomy 2. History of astronomy 3. Skies observation 4. Cosmology 5. Galaxies 6. Stars 7. Solar system 8. The Earth and the Moon.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Seminar, Field trip
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 2 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 6 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 5 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
The nature of the subject does not require any prerequisites.
learning outcomes
The students will understand basic processes in stars, evolutionary phases of stars and in other astronomical objects.
teaching methods
Seminar
Field trip
Multimedia supported teaching
Collaborative instruction
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Report
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Hlad, Oldřich; Pavlousek, Jaroslav. Přehled astronomie. 1. vyd. Praha : SNTL, 1984.
  • kolektiv. Fisika kosmosa. Moskva, 1986.
  • Novikov, I. Černé díry a vesmír. Praha, 1989.
  • Novikov, I. Vývoj vesmíru. Praha, 1989.
  • Šolc, Martin; Vanýsek, Vladimír; Švestka, Jiří. Fyzika hvězd a vesmíru : Učebnice pro volitelný předmět seminář a cvičení z fyziky ve 4. roč. gymnázia. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1983.
  • Šolc, Martin; Zahradník, Jiří. Astronomie, astrofyzika a geofyzika : Určeno pro posl. fak. matematicko-fyz. a přírodověd. 1., Země a sluneční soustava. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1987.
  • Vanýsek, Vladimír. Základy astronomie a astrofyziky. 1. vyd. Praha : Academia, 1980.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (15) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (13) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Physics (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in Physics (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (14) Physics courses - -
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Physics (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in Physics (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -